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Distutils commands for working with Launchpad and Bazaar.

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This is a set of extra commands for distutils/setuptools that allow working with
Launchpad and Bazaar. They are similar to the "register" and "upload" commands
provided by distutils for working with pypi.


* lpregister - register the project on Launchpad. This takes the information from and creates you a Launchpad project based on that information.

In addition, if you are working in a bzr branch then that branch will be pushed
to Launchpad, and set as the development focus of the new project.

* lpupload - this uploads a release to Launchpad for you. Similar to the "upload"
command you run it with the command to build the artefact you wish to upload, e.g.::

python --command-packages lpdistutils sdist lpupload --sign

If you wish to upload to PYPI too you can do this with::

python --command-packages sdist upload --sign lpupload --use-existing-sig

* bzrtag - this sets a bzr tag based on the version number in, so you
can use it as part of your release process.


You need to tell distutils/setuptools to load the commands provided by lpdistutils, and
you do this with the --command-packages option to


python --command-packaegs lpdistutils

This must be the first thing passed.

It is possible to enable it in the `distutils config files`_

.. _distutils config files:


command-packages = lpdistutils

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