David Anderson avatar David Anderson committed 4776faa

Add README and PyPi package classifiers.

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+Remote Exec lets you ship python code to a remote machine and run it
+there, all without installing anything other than the standard Python
+interpreter on the server.
+It connects to the remote host using SSH, sends the python files you
+specify, compiles them on the server, and passes control to the
+specified main function.
+Additionally, the client arranges for stdin/stdout on the server side
+to be connected to a network socket on the client side, so that you
+can communicate with the uploaded server binary as if you'd connected
+to it normally.
+What this lets you do is ensure that the server end of your software
+is never out of date, since it'll always be in sync with the client
+code you're running.
+The original idea came from Avery Pennarun's awesome sshuttle
+(http://github.com/apenwarr/sshuttle), which uses this great hack to
+function with any server that has Python installed (i.e. all of
+His original version smushed all files into a single namespace,
+however while I was factoring it out of sshuttle he came up with the
+compile/eval/__dict__.update hack that allows reconstruction of the
+original module structure on the server, neatly avoiding the need for
+the skip_imports hack sshuttle uses. I took it from there and
+implemented it as a reusable library.
     py_modules = ['remoteexec'],
     author_email = 'dave@natulte.net',
     license = 'Apache License, Version 2.0',
-    url = 'http://bitbucket.org/danderson/py-remoteexec')
+    url = 'http://bitbucket.org/danderson/py-remoteexec',
+    classifiers = [
+        'Development Status :: 5 - Production/Stable',
+        'Intended Audience :: Developers',
+        'License :: OSI Approved :: Apache Software License',
+        'Operating System :: OS Independent',
+        'Programming Language :: Python :: 2',
+        'Programming Language :: Python',
+        'Topic :: Software Development :: Libraries :: Python Modules',
+        ])
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