Skip to main content
This is a pre-production deployment of Warehouse. Changes made here affect the production instance of PyPI (
Help us improve Python packaging - Donate today!

A tool to convert python wheels to eggs

Project Description

For when you need an .egg but all you have is a .whl.


Humpty is a command-line utility to convert Python binary wheel packages to eggs.

Currently, the tool is in a “works for me” state. (It is not guaranteed to work for you.)

Development takes place on github. The package is installable from PyPI


The humpty “man page”:

$ humpty --help
Usage: humpty [OPTIONS] WHEELS...

  Convert wheels to eggs.

  -d, --dist-dir DIR  Build eggs into <dir>.  Default is <cwd>/dist.
  --help              Show this message and exit.

Suppose you need an egg of a distribution which has only been uploaded to PyPI as a wheel:

$ pip install --download . publicsuffixlist
  Saved ./publicsuffixlist-0.2.8-py2.py3-none-any.whl
Successfully downloaded publicsuffixlist

$ humpty -dist-dir . publicsuffixlist-0.2.8-py2.py3-none-any.whl
Converting publicsuffixlist-0.2.8-py2.py3-none-any.whl to publicsuffixlist-0.2.8-py2.6.egg

$ easy_install publicsuffixlist-0.2.8-py2.7.egg



Jeff Dairiki


No changes yet.

Release History

Release History

This version
History Node


Download Files

Download Files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

File Name & Checksum SHA256 Checksum Help Version File Type Upload Date
humpty-0.1-py2.py3-none-any.whl (10.8 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 3.4 Wheel Jul 16, 2015
humpty-0.1.tar.gz (18.3 kB) Copy SHA256 Checksum SHA256 Source Jul 16, 2015

Supported By

WebFaction WebFaction Technical Writing Elastic Elastic Search Pingdom Pingdom Monitoring Dyn Dyn DNS Sentry Sentry Error Logging CloudAMQP CloudAMQP RabbitMQ Heroku Heroku PaaS Kabu Creative Kabu Creative UX & Design Fastly Fastly CDN DigiCert DigiCert EV Certificate Rackspace Rackspace Cloud Servers DreamHost DreamHost Log Hosting