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Last updated 28th August 2022

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Build Instructions

A full detailed instruction on python package building is available here You should read it in full to understand the following overview of the process.

Here we use the "setuptools" build system, others are availble ("Hatching","Flit", and "PDM") in the guide linked above.

In short, these are the steps.

(1/4) Create the following files in your project root directory,

  • pyproject.toml

(2/4) Build a PyPi release.

From the root of your project directory, run the following command,

python3 -m build

This command will create a ./dist/ directory containing your distribution files.

(3/4) Check your distribution files.

You should really check your distribution files for errors before submitting them to Run the following command from the root of you project directory to do so.

python3 -m twine check ./dist/*

(4/4) Upload your fresh package to pypi

If your packages passed the checks you can upload them to your repository. Run the following command from the root of your project directory to do so.

python3 -m twine upload ./dist/*

You will be asked for your pypi user name and password.


Have fun packaging python!

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