[Distutils] Passing user and password to easy_install

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 16:03:27 CEST 2010

On Tue, Apr 20, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Reinout van Rees <reinout at vanrees.org> wrote:
> On 04/15/2010 06:15 PM, Brad Allen wrote:
>> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 7:59 AM, Simon de Vlieger<simon at ikanobori.jp>
>>  wrote:
>>> Luigi,
>>> I am not sure if using PyPi for private package distribution (what this
>>> equates to) would be
>>> a particularly nice idea. This way the PyPi would contain packages which
>>> cannot be installed
>>> by users of PyPi.
>>> Alas, I don't know of any ways distutils can fulfill your request in its
>>> current form.
>> Luigi, you might want to consider setting up a private package server
>> instead of using PyPI. Where I work, we publish our eggs internally
>> via an Apache server, so we are able to make use of Apache's security
>> features (like https, authentication, and IP restriction). This works
>> fine with setuptools and buildout, and will probably also work in
>> future with the new 'distribute' tools.
> See for an example
> http://reinout.vanrees.org/weblog/2010/02/25/sdistmaker-your-own-pypi.html
> Replace 'sdistmaker' there with whatever method you choose for putting your
> own eggs online.
> There's an apache snippet in there that shows an easy way to use a private
> egg server together with the "real pypi".

A good addition to the hithicker's guide could be to list all the
options to build a private PyPI,

> Reinout
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