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Compare installed Python package versions with PyPI

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Compare installed Python package versions with PyPI. Display the current version, latest version and age for each installed package.

Example output:

Package    Current Version    Latest Version    Behind                             Age
---------  -----------------  ----------------  ---------------------------------  -------------------------------
certifi    2020.12.5          2020.12.5         latest                             ~ 53 days (2020-12-05)
chardet    3.0.4              4.0.0             -1 version (~ 3 years 186 days)    ~ 3 years 235 days (2017-06-08)
idna       2.5                3.1               -7 versions (~ 3 years 304 days)   ~ 3 years 328 days (2017-03-07)
requests   2.17.3             2.25.1            -15 versions (~ 3 years 201 days)  ~ 3 years 244 days (2017-05-29)
urllib3    1.21.1             1.26.3            -22 versions (~ 3 years 270 days)  ~ 3 years 272 days (2017-05-02)


To install reqcheck, simply use pip:

$ pip install reqcheck


You can check requirements directly using stdin:

$ pip freeze | reqcheck

You can check requirements in a virtualenv:

$ reqcheck -v /path/to/venv

You can check requirements on the command line:

$ reqcheck requests==2.10.0 mock==2.0.0

Set constraints that will cause the command to exit with an error status (for continuous integration):

$ reqcheck --max-versions-behind 3 --max-days-behind 120 --max-age 365

Display usage help:

$ reqcheck --help


  1. Check the pull requests to ensure that your feature hasn’t been requested already
  2. Fork the repository and make your changes in a separate branch
  3. Add unit tests for your changes
  4. Submit a pull request
  5. Contact the maintainer

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