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Restart-on-change library

Project description

A Python library to restart the process when source code changes.


  • Automatically restart when source changes
  • Customize when, why, and how restarts happen
  • Runs on Linux and Mac


Restart when any Python module rooted at PYTHONPATH changes:

>>> import lazarus
>>> lazarus.default()

Same thing, but within a uWSGI container:

>>> import lazarus
>>> lazarus.default(restart_func=lambda: uwsgi.reload(), close_fds=False)


0.6.3 2014-12-10

  • Expanded PyPI package page.

0.6.2 2014-12-09

  • Fixed Sublime Text save workflows.

0.6.1 2014-12-07

  • Added Mac Support.

0.5.1 2014-11-13

  • Migrated GitHub repository to formwork-io

0.5 2013-10-17

  • Released to PyPI

0.4 2013-10-17

  • Fixed crash when multiple changes detected and first triggers restart (#6)
  • Fixed default mode always closing FDs (#5)

0.3 2013-10-16

  • Added ability to specify restart command (#1)
  • Added ability to cancel the restart (#2)

0.1 2013-10-15

  • First functional release.

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