[pydotorg-www] project plan

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at v.loewis.de
Mon Apr 19 23:55:35 CEST 2010

>> IIRC the biggest hole with PyPI and setuptools for now is that it
>> doesn't allow to execute "setup.py bdist register upload" without
>> saving password in clear form on user system.
> Tarek Ziade wants to integrate the keyring project (using your system
> keyring) with distutils:
>     http://pypi.python.org/pypi/keyring
> This project is the result of last year's google summer of code. Not
> sure what the status of the integration is but I expect it will be part
> of disutils2.

For a number of months now, PyPI supports registration and upload over
SSH, allowing any of the ssh-agent implementations to be used.

Unfortunately, nobody has tought distribute to use this protocol yet.


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