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A python package source tarball/wheel/egg downloader

Project description

Python Package Watch

This python package source code tarball/wheel/egg/rpm of that particular package.


Please use the following command to install pkgwatch

python install

This will install pkgwatch.


After installation - Open a terminal and type


this will download all the packages listed in a requirements.txt in current working directory.

To specify a requirements.txt in a different location, use the following -

pkgwatch -f /path/to/requirements.txt

To download only a specific package/s, please use -p or --package flag -

pkgwatch -p <python_package_name/s>

List of python package names should be without_space and comma separated, like below:


To download packages in a specific directory other than current working directory please use -d or --download-location flag like below -

pkgwatch -d /path/to/directory


pkgwatch -p flask -d /path/to/dir


pkgwatch -p flask,requests,ldap3 -d /download/location/


pkgwatch -p flask,requests==2.1.0,ldap3


pkgwatch -f /path/to/a/file/containing/python/package/names -d /download/location

Dummy Python Package List File content

ldap3 >= 2.5.2
requests == 2.21.0

Whats New

  • Supports custom download location
  • Bug fix for - Blank line in a requirements.txt file
  • Minor fixes on arguments handling


For specific version packages, ONLY == flag is currently working.

Bug Reports

Dalwar Hossain Email

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Files for pkgwatch, version 1.2.3
Filename, size File type Python version Upload date Hashes
Filename, size pkgwatch-1.2.3-py2-none-any.whl (7.2 kB) File type Wheel Python version py2 Upload date Hashes View hashes
Filename, size pkgwatch-1.2.3-py3.6.egg (9.2 kB) File type Egg Python version 3.6 Upload date Hashes View hashes
Filename, size pkgwatch-1.2.3-py3-none-any.whl (7.2 kB) File type Wheel Python version py3 Upload date Hashes View hashes
Filename, size pkgwatch-1.2.3.tar.gz (5.0 kB) File type Source Python version None Upload date Hashes View hashes

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