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setuptools sdist checker.

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setuptools plugin providing a new command sdist_check. It is run like any other regular setuptools command:

$ python sdist_check
running sdist_check

and does some additional checks compared to the setuptools built-in command check. For instance it scans distributions built with sdist for files you most probably do not want to be part of the distribution.

A list of all supported options of the sdist_check command can be retrieved like this:

$ python sdist_check --help
Common commands: (see '--help-commands' for more) build      will build the package underneath 'build/' install    will install the package


Options for 'sdist_check' command:
  --metadata (-m)          Verify meta-data
  --restructuredtext (-r)  Checks if long string meta-data syntax are
  --strict (-s)            Will exit with an error if a check fails
  --badfiles (-b)          Check files included in dist for unusual names


The badfiles option is a list of filename patterns which are considered as non-wanted in distributions. By default, we look for files named like "*~".


0.1 (2015-10-06)

  • Initial release.

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