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A small utility to make alias distributions on PyPI.

Project description

A small utility to make alias distributions on PyPI.

It will create an “empty” package with a different name (the “alias”) that depends on the package in your current working directory.

  • Free software: BSD 2-Clause License


pip install pypi-alias

You can also install the in-development version with:

pip install


Make sure you run pypi-alias in a directory that has a file.


pypi-alias foobar sdist bdist_wheel
twine upload dist\foobar*


To use the project:

import pypi_alias


To run all the tests run:


Note, to combine the coverage data from all the tox environments run:

set PYTEST_ADDOPTS=--cov-append
PYTEST_ADDOPTS=--cov-append tox


1.0.0 (2021-04-08)

  • Added support for Python 3. Contributed by Emil Stenström in #5.
  • Dropped support for Python 2.
  • Switched to argparse and added the --version and --dirty arguments.
  • Added some light CI/testing.

0.2.0 (2015-06-18)

  • Fix regression in __main__.

0.1.0 (2015-06-18)

  • First release on PyPI.

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