[Python-Dev] eggs now mandatory for pypi?

M.-A. Lemburg mal at egenix.com
Thu Oct 8 13:28:48 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 10:38 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>> Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>>> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 9:35 AM, M.-A. Lemburg <mal at egenix.com> wrote:
>>>> BTW: Who would I need to contact for the PyPI side to work out
>>>> an upload_url distutils command ?
>>> I am not sure to understand. How upload_url will differ from the
>>> register command
>>> that let you upload metadata at PyPI ?
>> The register command only uploads the package's meta-data.
>> The upload command uploads a file and registers the file's
>> details with PyPI as well.
>> I'd like to add an upload_url command which only registers a
>> file's details (including the URL, but without the actual file)
>> with PyPI and perhaps extend the number of attributes sent to
>> PyPI with more file configuration information (upload currently
>> only sends the Python version).
> Sounds like an option to be added in upload.

With a little code refactoring that would be possible as well, yes.

Marc-Andre Lemburg

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