pypi changelog api

Michael Herman hermanmu at gmail.com
Thu Feb 21 14:52:08 CET 2013


I'd love to see https://crate.io/ set up an API or at the very least an RSS
feed for tracking changes. I've emailed the author about this. I think if
enough people do, an RSS feed would be easy to setup.


On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 5:33 AM, Philipp Hagemeister <phihag at phihag.de>wrote:

> Hi Gregg,
>
> to get a smaller response, you can simply pass in a timestamp, like this:
>
> >>> client = xmlrpclib.ServerProxy('http://pypi.python.org/pypi')
> >>> import time
> >>> client.changelog(int(time.time() - 600))
> [['vs.bootstrap.plonetheme', '1.0.1', 1361451748, 'update description,
> classifiers'], ['numericalunits', '1.11', 1361451759, 'new release'],
> ['numericalunits', '1.11', 1361451760, 'add source file
> numericalunits-1.11.tar.gz'], ['autobahn_rce', '0.6.0', 1361451798,
> 'remove'], ['vs.bootstrap.plonetheme', '1.0.1', 1361451816, 'update
> description, classifiers'], ['vs.bootstrap.plonetheme', '1.0.1',
> 1361451882, 'update description, classifiers'], ['autobahn_rce',
> '0.5.9', 1361451956, 'new release'], ['autobahn_rce', '0.5.9',
> 1361451971, 'add source file autobahn_rce-0.5.9.tar.gz']]
>
> I don't think there's way to get older chunks of the changelog though.
> What would you need those for?
>
> If you need the entire changelog, just download it once (it's not that
> large, barely 40MB). Here it is, up until 1361452402 (now):
>
> http://phihag.de/2013/pypi-changelog-2013-02-20.json.bz2
>
> What I'd like is a real-time push service of changelog entries, but I'm
> not certain that would be scalable.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Philipp
>
>
> On 02/18/2013 02:16 AM, Gregg Caines wrote:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > I'm trying to write a script that tracks changes on pypi, and I've come
> across the xmlrpc interface, specifically the 'changelog' api.  It's
> definitely what I'm looking for, but I get an absolutely massive xml
> response from it at once and I was hoping there might be either some way to
> "page" through it with mulitple requests, or a different-but-similar API.
> >
> > Thanks in advance,
> > Gregg
>
>
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