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Double check sdist/bdist on pypi

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There's a long tail of people doing interesting/sketchy things to packages on pypi. Most aren't malicious, but this project gives you an easy way to check for some of the obvious ways that packages might be tampered with.


honesty list <package name>
honesty check <package name>[==version|==*] [--verbose]
honesty download <package name>[==version|==*] [--dest=some-path/]
honesty extract <package name>[==version|==*] [--dest=some-path/]
honesty license <package name>[==version|==*]

honesty ispep517 <package name>[==version|==*]
honesty native <package name>[==version|==*]
honesty age <package name>[==version|==*]

It will store a package cache, using the normal appdirs package to pick a location (on Linux, this defaults to ~/.cache/honesty/pypi but, you can override with XDG_CACHE_HOME or HONESTY_CACHE environment variables).

If you have a local bandersnatch, specify HONESTY_INDEX_URL to your /simple/ url. It also must support /pypi/<package>/json or pass --nouse-json to the commands that support it.

Exit Status of 'check'

These are bit flags to make sense when there are multiple problems. If you pass * for version, they are or'd together.

0   if only sdist or everything matches
1   if only bdist
2   (reserved for future "extraction error")
4   some .py from bdist not in sdist
8   some .py files present with same name but different hash in sdist (common
    when using versioneer or 2to3)


Honesty is copyright Tim Hatch, and licensed under the MIT license. I am providing code in this repository to you under an open source license. This is my personal repository; the license you receive to my code is from me and not from my employer. See the LICENSE file for details.

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