[Distutils] pypi.python Error 403 Forbidden

Marius Gedminas marius at gedmin.as
Wed Feb 14 08:56:21 EST 2018

On Tue, Feb 13, 2018 at 09:19:20PM +0100, Heiko L. wrote:
> I try to install a software from pypi.python.org and receive following errmsg:
> urllib2.HTTPError: HTTP Error 403: Forbidden
> and
> $ wget http://pypi.python.org/packages/2.7/s/setuptools/setuptools-0.6c11-py2.7.egg
> HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 SSL is required
> After a few hours I found the following article:
>  https://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2017-October/031712.html
>   ...you can no longer access /simple/ and /packages/ over HTTP and you will have to directly go to HTTPS....
> - It is true?


> - Is this the right place if I have any questions?


Marius Gedminas
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from a rigged demo.
- Andy Finkel, computer guy
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