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Command-line interface to Sepior pipeline server.

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Command-line interface to the Sepior Pipeline.


Python 3.5

Install using pyenv or pyvenv


$ pip install pipeline_cli


The tool will show a description of usage when given the –help option:

$ pipeline --help

usage: pipeline [-h] [--version] [--host HOST_NAME] {start,enqueue} ...

The pipeline utility

positional arguments:
  {start,enqueue}   sub-commands
    start           start help
    enqueue         enqueue downstream dependencies help

optional arguments:
  -h, --help        show this help message and exit
  --version, -v     show programs version number and exit
  --host HOST_NAME  specify pipeline server host. Default is

The tool is able to: 1. start a pipeline 2. enqueue downstream pipelines

Starting a pipeline

We assume you already have a pipeline file. If the pipeline file is in the current directory then simply run

$ pipeline start <version>

See pipeline start –help for more advanced usecases.

Enqueue downstream pipelines

This command is relevant if the pipeline you have is building inside the pipeline or if you manually want to (re)start downstream pipelines.

See pipeline enqueue –help for parameters.

Building the tool

Make sure you have a Python 3.5 environment with the requirements.

E.g. use pyenv:

$ pyenv virtualenv 3.5.0 pipeline-cli-venv
$ pyenv activate pipeline-cli-venv

Make sure pip is up-to-date:

$ pip install --upgrade pip

Install requirements:

$ pip install --upgrade -r requirements.txt

Build the wheel:

$ make


Use the following command to install the package in the local environment during development.

$ pip install -e .

This allows you to change the code and test the pipeline cli directly.


When contributing changes remember to update the


Proprietary. Copyright 2016 Sepior ApS.


Do the following to release a new version:

  1. Commit changes

  2. Push changes

  3. Merge with master

  4. Update local master

  5. Find the next release version, e.g. 6.6.6

  6. Create new branch with name core/release-6.6.6

  7. Bump version in

  8. Run ./ 6.6.6

Upload to Pypi

First, perform a test upload to verify everything is nice an dandy. Then perform the real upload.

Make sure you have a ~/.pypirc file with the following content:


repository =
username = <username>

repository =
username = <username>

And the following environment variables have been properly defined:

$ export PYPI_PASSWORD=""

Test upload to pypi

You may need to register on the Pypi test server. This can be done here:



$ twine register -p ${PYPI_TEST_PASSWORD} -r pypitest dist/pipeline_cli-6.6.6-py3-none-any.whl


$ twine upload -p ${PYPI_TEST_PASSWORD} -r pypitest dist/pipeline_cli-6.6.6-py3-none-any.whl



An check that every things looks nice.

You can check the HTML by running:

$ python --long-description | --no-raw > output.html

Test if it installs (do it in a different environment):

$ pip install -i pipeline-cli

Real upload to Pypi


$ twine upload -p ${PYPI_PASSWORD} -r pypi dist/pipeline_cli-6.6.6-py3-none-any.whl



An check that every things looks nice.

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