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pypm install pypimirror

How to install pypimirror

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  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install pypimirror
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version on Nov 29th, 2012

Setting up a PyPI "simple" index

This package provides a mirror for the PyPI simple interface, http://cheeseshop.python.org/simple/.

To set up a mirror:

  • install this package using setuptools (easy_install, buildout, etc.) so that the script, pypimirror script is installed.

  • create your mirror configuration file maybe based on config.cfg.sample

  • Run the pypimirror script passing the name of the mirror configuration file

    This will initialize the mirror.

  • Set up a cron job to run update-mirror periodically.


Zope Public License 2.1 (ZPL 2.1)


z3c.pypimirror took place at the Blackforest Sprint 2008 and involved the the following persons:

  • Daniel Kraft (Lead)
  • Gottfried Ganssauge
  • Josip Delic
  • Andreas Jung


Change history

1.0.16 (unreleased)
  • added more or less sane filename detection heuristics (filename from url)
  • fetch-since-days is configurable now.
1.0.15 (20010-02-08)
  • LP #385387: fixed issues with incompatible BeautifulSoup 3.1 version
  • fixed incompatiblity with new PyPI download URLs (../../packages/..)
1.0.14 (2009-05-29)
  • Ignoring invalid external html pages (thanks Sridhar Ratnakumar)
1.0.13 (2009-01-26)
  • taking 'home_url' into account for mirroring external resources
1.0.12 (2009-01-19)
  • fix for Sourceforge download URLs
1.0.11 (2009-01-14)
  • fixed issue with broken links generated by a base_url with a trailing slash
1.0.10 (2008-11-25)
  • Removing dupes from package list
1.0.9 (2008-11-07)
  • Display time in UTC
1.0.8 (2008-11-04)
  • Fixed typo in PyPI
  • Added a nice link for google to our project page ;)
1.0.7 (2008-11-03)
  • Added a footer line to index.html indicating the version and no of pkgs synced.
1.0.6 (2008-10-30)
  • renamed index.html to full.html
  • renamed index2.html to index.html
1.0.5 (2008-10-27)
  • disabled 'cleanup' option since it does play nicely with the --update-fetch option
1.0.4 (2008-10-24)
  • add version number to HTTP user-agent header
1.0.3 (2008-10-24)
  • using fetch_url() for making HTTP requests in order to specify a dedicated user-agent header
1.0.2 (2008-10-24)
  • fixed packaging issues
1.0.1 (2008-10-24)
  • new options: --initial-fetch and --update-mode
1.0 (2008-10-06)
  • Release and code move to launchpad
0.2.10 (2008-09-09)
  • demo release for DZUG tutorial day
0.2.9 (2008-09-04)
  • fixed issue with logger changes in 0.2.8
0.2.8 (2008-09-03)
  • added highly experimental follow_external_index_pages option in order to deal with external in a better way
  • fetching external download files only if they match the current package name
  • some more logging
  • using TimedRotatingFileHandler for logging (rotating after one day)
0.2.7 (2008-09-02)
  • bahhh...forgotten pdb call :->
0.2.6 (2008-09-02)
  • made fetch_index() more robust
0.2.5 (2008-09-02)
  • fixed NameError in exception handling
0.2.4 (2008-08-31)
  • added logging support
  • minor internal cleanup
  • commandline options handling updated
0.2.3 (2008-08-29)
  • added --follow-external-links option
0.2.2 (2008-08-28)
  • renamed index.html to index2.html
  • renamed full.html to index.html
  • some internal cleanup
0.2.1 (2008-08-28)
  • ls() returns filenames in sorted order
0.2.0 (2008-08-28)
  • setup.py cleanup and fixes
  • fixed license file
  • updated README.txt
0.1.1 (2008-08-27)
  • corrected the index pages for packages (have full urls now)
  • added a full.html for packages (you better gz this ;) )
  • removed html page download for external sites
0.1.0 (2008-08-27)
  • initial release

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