[Distutils] PyPi not allowing duplicate filenames

Robert Collins robertc at robertcollins.net
Wed Oct 14 23:04:18 CEST 2015

On 15 October 2015 at 09:55, Glyph Lefkowitz <glyph at twistedmatrix.com> wrote:
> On Oct 14, 2015, at 10:36 AM, Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> My feeling is that pypi is correct to disallow the mutation of releases once
> they become public, but that the ergonomics around this could probably be
> improved :-). A more general solution that might be nice to have Someday
> would be if you could upload a release in one step, and then get a private
> link to poke at what was uploaded and make sure it looks correct, before
> making it public in a second step.
> IMHO it would be really neat if 'pip' could authenticate to PyPI, and the
> authentication could affect package visibility, so that you could end-to-end
> test 'pip install foo' and ensure that you get what you expect before
> pushing the go-live switch.

And if its bust for you?

Surely testpypi is equally good and its an existing solution?


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