[Distutils] [PyPI] Checking reST compliance of long description
jim at zope.com
Sat Mar 1 16:26:01 CET 2008
On Mar 1, 2008, at 9:58 AM, Andreas Jung wrote:
> I just tried to upload a new package with a pretty long
> After uploading PyPI showed the text as plain/text...obviously an
> within the reST structure. Because of the length it took me half an
> hour for figuring out the error. My local rst2html script did not
> report any errors.
That's very odd.
> So what is the recommended approach for checking a reST file for
> PyPI compliance instead doing fixing-and-re-registering the package?
I have my setup file write the long description to a file and then I
test it with rest2html (actually the rst2 script from zc.rst2) before
uploading it. It's puzzling to me that rest2html didn't give you an
error when PyPI didn't like the text.
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