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CLI tool for querying the fedora packages webapp

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Pronounced “package WAT”. pkgwat is a fast CLI tool for querying the fedora packages webapp.

You can make its search even better by helping us tag packages.

Python API

There is one. You can download it indepenant of the CLI tools at

>>> from pkgwat import api
>>> results ="nethack")
>>> results['rows'][0]['summary']
u'A rogue-like single player dungeon exploration game'

Shell Usage

Getting help:

--- ~ » pkgwat --help
usage: pkgwat [--version] [-v] [-q] [-h] [--debug]

CLI tool for querying the fedora packages webapp

optional arguments:
  --version      show program's version number and exit
  -v, --verbose  Increase verbosity of output. Can be repeated.
  -q, --quiet    suppress output except warnings and errors
  -h, --help     show this help message and exit
  --debug        show tracebacks on errors

  bugs           List bugs for a package
  builds         List koji builds for a package
  changelog      Show the changelog for a package
  complete       print bash completion command
  contents       Show contents of a package
  help           print detailed help for another command
  info           Show details about a package
  releases       List active releases for a package
  search         Show a list of packages that match a pattern.
  updates        List bodhi updates for a package
  dependencies   Show the dependencies for a package
  dependants     Show packages that dependent on a package
  provides       Show that which is provided by a given package
  obsoletes      Show that which is obsoleted by a given package
  conflicts      Show that which is marked as "conflict" by a given package

  To get the help of a command use "pkgwat help [command]".

You can enable activate bash completetion:

$ pkgwat complete >

Add in your .bashrc

$ source .bashrc

$ pkgwat
  bugs       changelog  contents   history    info       search
  builds     complete   help       icon       releases   updates

You can search for packages:

--- ~ » pkgwat search nethack
| name             | summary                                               |
| nethack          | A rogue-like single player dungeon exploration game   |
| nethack-vultures | NetHack- Vulture's Eye and Vulture's Claw             |
| egoboo           | A top down graphical (3D) RPG in the spirit ofNethack |
| slashem          | Super Lotsa Added Stuff Hack - Extended Magic         |
| crossfire        | Server for hosting crossfire games                    |
| crossfire-client | Client for connecting to crossfire servers            |

Flexibility with output formats for all commands:

--- ~ » pkgwat help changelog
usage: pkgwat changelog [-h] [-f {csv,html,json,table,yaml}] [-c COLUMN]
                        [--quote {all,minimal,none,nonnumeric}]
                        [--rows-per-page ROWS_PER_PAGE]
                        [--start-row START_ROW]

Show the changelog for a package

positional arguments:

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --rows-per-page ROWS_PER_PAGE
  --start-row START_ROW

output formatters:
  output formatter options

  -f {csv,html,json,table,yaml}, --format {csv,html,json,table,yaml}
                        the output format, defaults to table
  -c COLUMN, --column COLUMN
                        specify the column(s) to include, can be repeated

CSV Formatter:
  --quote {all,minimal,none,nonnumeric}
                        when to include quotes, defaults to nonnumeric

There’s even a shell. Just run $ pkgwat.

Setting up development environment

Make sure you have virtualenv installed and create a new venv:

$ virtualenv env
$ source env/bin/activate
$ pip install -e .

If you intend to work also on pkgwat.api, install your local version:

$ pip install -e /path/to/pkgwat.api

Running the test suite

Make sure you have tox installed and run it (outside of any virtualenv):

$ tox

Cutting a new release

In order to generate a list of changes to be placed into CHANGELOG.rst, use the following command (this example generates the log between 0.11 and HEAD refs):

git log --reverse --format=format:'- %s `%h <>`_' 0.11..HEAD


pkgwat is licensed LGPLv2+.

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