[Numpy-discussion] How to upload to pypi

Ondřej Čertík ondrej.certik@gmail....
Tue Feb 12 23:32:49 CST 2013


Hi Robert,

On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 2:40 AM, Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 5:49 AM, Ondřej Čertík <ondrej.certik@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have uploaded the NumPy 1.7.0 source distribution to pypi:
>>
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/numpy/1.7.0
>>
>> I did it by uploading the file PKG-INFO from numpy-1.7.0.tar.gz. It
>> said "Error processing form. Form Failure; reset form submission"
>> about 3x times,
>> but on the 4th try it went through. I reported the issue here:
>>
>> https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?func=detail&aid=3604194&group_id=66150&atid=513504
>>
>> I then attached the numpy-1.7.0.tar.gz and numpy-1.7.0.zip source files.
>>
>> Now I am having trouble attaching the windows installers, just like
>> they are here:
>>
>> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/numpy/1.6.2
>>
>> but whenever I upload the file
>> numpy-1.7.0-win32-superpack-python2.5.exe (and set it as "MS Windows
>> installer"),
>> it uploads and then I get a blank page with the text:
>>
>> """
>> Error processing form
>>
>> invalid distribution file
>> """
>
> PyPI does some validation on the files that are uploaded. .exe files
> must be created by bdist_wininst.
>
> https://bitbucket.org/loewis/pypi/src/fc588bcd668aba643e2e7f9bd6901a7a4296dddb/verify_filetype.py?at=default#cl-15
>
> I am guessing that the superpack installer is manually built through
> another mechanism.

Ha, I see --- thanks for pointing me to the source code. All is clear now.

>
>> That's it.... Not very useful. Do you know if the sources of pypi are
>> somewhere online? (I didn't find them, only a similar package
>> https://github.com/schmir/pypiserver, but that doesn't seem to be it.)
>
> http://wiki.python.org/moin/CheeseShopDev
>
> You can get help with PyPI on Catalog-SIG:
>
> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/catalog-sig

Thanks again.

Ondrej


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