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A local static PyPI repository builder

Project description

Basket is a small command-line utility that downloads Python packages from a (real) PyPI server and store them in a single place so that they can be found by easy_install or pip when offline.

I often work offline (typically in the train). It is not unusal then to have to create a virtual environment and fill it with the Python packages I need. Without an Internet connection, I could copy Python packages from an environment to another, but this is a bit cumbersome. I need a local PyPI repository. Basket allows me to build and maintain such a repository.

Basket is not a PyPI mirror. It is not a server: you cannot register or upload packages. It does not install Python packages in a Python installation or a virtual environment.

For further details, see the documentation at (or in the docs/ folder in the source).

List of releases of Basket

1.0 (2012-05-14)

  • add support for Python 3;

  • fix a bug in ‘prune’ command that could cause Basket to prune the wrong version(s).

0.9 (2012-04-16)

  • handle tar-bzipped (‘.tar.bz2’) archives. Thanks to Nathan McBride who reported the bug (#1).

0.8 (2012-02-15)

First public release.

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