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Distribute ARchived PYthon

Project description

Distribute Archived Python

Install with

pip install darpy

darpy isn’t better than shell scripting. It is shell scripting. No illusions, no lies, no false abstractions.


  1. Pre-baking a virtualenv and shipping it around is full of woes. (e.g. -relocatable only kind of works, but virtualenv may have abspaths in it)
  2. Want to be able to bundle dependencies of an application so that you can have them openly specified in requirements.txt, but reproducibly deploy the same exact dependencies


Use tar, pip download, pip install, to make python archives which can unpack and install without network access.

Works best if you darpy pack and darpy unpack on the same platform version, python version, and architecture. darpy pack may fetch arch or platform-specific binary packages based on the platform where it runs.


Pack it Up

If you have a package in dir $HOME/myproject

darpy pack --src "$HOME/myproject"

If you want to use a requirements.txt outside of

darpy pack --requirements "$HOME/myproject/requirements.txt"

or use both

darpy pack --src "$HOME/myproject" --requirements "$HOME/myproject/requirements.txt"

Unpack It

Works best if done on the same platform

Unpack into current virtualenv with

darpy unpack darpy-pack.tgz

Unpack into target virtualenv with

darpy unpack darpy-pack.tgz --virtualenv "$HOME/myvirtualenv"

Download files

Download the file for your platform. If you're not sure which to choose, learn more about installing packages.

Files for darpy, version 0.2.1
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size darpy-0.2.1-py2.7.egg (8.4 kB) File type Egg Python version 2.7 Upload date Hashes View hashes
Filename, size darpy-0.2.1.tar.gz (3.3 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View hashes

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