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Remove a package and its unused dependencies

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Remove a package and its unused dependencies.


First, install pip-autoremove

$ pip install pip-autoremove

Install a package which has dependencies, e.g. Flask:

$ pip install Flask

Successfully installed Flask Werkzeug Jinja2 itsdangerous markupsafe
Cleaning up...

Uninstall it and all its unused dependencies:

$ pip-autoremove Flask -y

Flask 0.10.1 (/tmp/pip-autoremove/.venv/lib/python2.7/site-packages)
    Werkzeug 0.9.6 (/tmp/pip-autoremove/.venv/lib/python2.7/site-packages)
    Jinja2 2.7.3 (/tmp/pip-autoremove/.venv/lib/python2.7/site-packages)
        MarkupSafe 0.23 (/tmp/pip-autoremove/.venv/lib/python2.7/site-packages)
    itsdangerous 0.24 (/tmp/pip-autoremove/.venv/lib/python2.7/site-packages)

Uninstalling MarkupSafe:
  Successfully uninstalled MarkupSafe
Uninstalling Jinja2:
  Successfully uninstalled Jinja2
Uninstalling itsdangerous:
  Successfully uninstalled itsdangerous
Uninstalling Werkzeug:
  Successfully uninstalled Werkzeug
Uninstalling Flask:
  Successfully uninstalled Flask


Usage: pip-autoremove [-hy] NAME...

  --version   show program's version number and exit
  -h, --help  show this help message and exit
  -y, --yes   don't ask for confirmation of uninstall deletions.


$ pip install pip-autoremove

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