[Distutils] bootstrap.py/ez_setup doesn't understand username:passwd in URLs

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Aug 25 21:59:01 CEST 2010

At 06:26 AM 8/25/2010 +0200, Attila Oláh wrote:
>I know it doesn't make sense to put a password on the site that hosts
>distribute/setuptools, but we have a private PyPI and we'd like to use
>that as --download-base too.

The goal of ez_setup is to be small, so every feature added is a 
tradeoff.  In this particular case, it seems like the simplest fix is 
to pass the URL of a non-password-protected setuptools to ez_setup, 
and then use your password-protected PyPI afterwards.

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