How to get the "python setup.py" submit information on freshmeat?

This can submit information about your software on pypi:

python setup.py register

But there is not a similar command for submitting information to freshmeat. How could I write a distutils.Command that would let me do the following?

python setup.py freshmeat-submit


Asked by: Patrick769 | Posted: 05-10-2021






Answer 1

It should be fairly easy; I'd say freshmeat API will be straightforward.

For python site, for setup() function in setup.py, give this argument:

entry_points = {
    'distutils.commands' : [
        'freshmeat-submit = freshsubmitter.submit:SubmitToFreshMeat',
    ],
},

where freshsubmitter is your new pakcage, submit is module inside it and SubmitToFreshMeat is from distutils.command.config.config subclass.

Please be aware that entry_points are global, so you should distribute your command as separate package; bundling it with every package will cause conflicts.

Answered by: Lenny593 | Posted: 06-11-2021



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