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

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 17:24:33 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 4:45 PM, Marius Gedminas <marius at pov.lt> wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 10:17:50AM -0500, Benji York wrote:
>> 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.
> Yes please.  I'd rather have one agent running and reuse my SSH key for
> authentication.

That would be awesome indeed. But that would involve quite some
changes on server side,
I'll forward this mail to catalog-sig for Richard, Martin and others's feedback


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