[Distutils] Can't upload sdist: "File already exists"

Ethan Furman ethan at stoneleaf.us
Thu Jan 5 11:45:01 EST 2017

On 12/22/2016 12:41 PM, Donald Stufft wrote:

> There is a fairly new restriction that you can only have *one* sdist per
>  release now. That should not apply at all to Wheels and if it is, then it
>  is a bug. I can’t reproduce this issue though, so I’m going to guess
>  there was some bit of confusion about exact errors here. If someone
>  actually cannot upload 1 sdist + N wheels, please leave the state as is
> and tell me.

I am also seeing this problem.

My standard files for upload have been a py2 wheel, a py3 wheel, a zip sdist, and a tar sdist, and now the tar sdist is being denied as a duplicate.

Do I need to choose between zip and tar sdists?


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