[Distutils] [distutils] make the storage of the password optional in .pypirc

Benji York benji at zope.com
Fri Jan 9 16:17:50 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 10:08 AM, Stephen Emslie <stephenemslie at gmail.com> wrote:
> A bit OT, but from your blog post on the subject:
>>I'd like to go further and to think about a ssh-agent like system, so there's no need
>>to enter the pasword everytime you work with PyPI in the same session.
> Have you had any feedback on this yet?

Here's some:  how about instead of an ssh-like system, use ssh itself.  Front
PyPI with an ssh server that users connect to.  That way it is both secure and
the infrastructure (agent, etc.) is already in place.
Benji York
Senior Software Engineer
Zope Corporation

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