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This is a small Python module for parsing Pip requirement files.

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Requirements Parser

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This is a small Python module for parsing Pip requirement files.

The goal is to parse everything in the Pip requirement file format spec.


pip install requirements-parser


poetry add requirements-parser


Requirements parser can parse a file-like object or a text string.

>>> import requirements
>>> with open('requirements.txt', 'r') as fd:
...     for req in requirements.parse(fd):
...         print(, req.specs)
Django [('>=', '1.11'), ('<', '1.12')]
six [('==', '1.10.0')]

It can handle most if not all of the options in requirement files that do not involve traversing the local filesystem. These include:

  • editables (-e git+]{.title-ref})
  • version control URIs
  • egg hashes and subdirectories ([\#egg=django-haystack&subdirectory=setup]{.title-ref})
  • extras ([DocParser[PDF]]{.title-ref})
  • URLs


For more details and examples, the documentation is available at:

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