what is the absolute minimum of a setup.py for a package to upload to PyPi?
I could not find a dedicated list.
I ported a very old Python package back from 2003 to Python 3 and I’d like to release it on PyPi.
Obviously, now I am the maintainer, but not the author.
I tried to add
author to setup.py, but then both
python setup.py check and
pep517 warn me about the missing
author_email field which I do not know - and most probably the author does not want to get involved in this very old package any more.
❯ python setup.py check running check warning: Check: missing meta-data: if 'author' supplied, 'author_email' must be supplied too
All “minimal” setup.py guides on the net list
author_email as required.
Is it viable to leave out both author fields?