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Dependency management via Pipfile

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Dependency management via Pipfile

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In basic mode setuptools-pipfile does the following:

  • Populates install_requires from the packages table.
  • Populates tests_require from the dev-packages table.
  • Populates dependency_links from the source tables if needed by dependencies.

Advanced configuration can be used to control:

  • The path to the Pipfile.
  • Variable interpolation.
  • Removing indexes from dependency_links.
  • Activate and control populating extras_require.
  • Control populating python_requires.

To understand why this isn't enabled by default see Advanced Usage.

Basic Usage

Add setuptools-pipfile to setup_requires and use_pipfile=True in your

This assumes that the Pipfile is in the same file directory as

If the Pipfile is located elsewhere you can set use_pipfile to a path relative to

Advanced Usage

These are features that aren't currently provided by pipenv but hope they will be in the future.

To enable advanced mode simply provide a dict of options to use_pipfile.

Pipfile Path

To change the path in advanced mode simply set the path key

setup(use_pipfile={'path': 'src/Pipfile'})

Environment Variable Interpolation

If this pipenv feature is required for some reason it can reenabled by setting the interpolate key.

setup(use_pipfile={'interpolate': True})

Note that if interpolation is enabled all index urls will have their basic auth credentials stripped to prevent them from being populated into package metadata.

Disabling Custom Index Dependency Links

To disable the population of custom index dependency links simply set the indexes key.

setup(use_pipfile={'indexes': False})

To set hard set these as a direct urls in install_requires and tests_require against the pep440 advice.

setup(use_pipfile={'indexes': True})

Populate Python Requires

Pipfile currently locks to a specific minor version. This is copied to Pipfile.lock. A better behaviour would be to allow defining a range of permissible versions. Then upon running pipenv install a concreate version is locked into Pipfile.lock.

To enable this in the future set the pythons key to True.

To change the key to lookup set the pythons key to an alternate format string.

setup(use_pipfile={'pythons': '{0[requires][python_versions]}'})

Populate Extras

This is currently not supported by Pipfile but if it does it will likely be supported in one of three ways.

Style One

The first and more likely style looks like so:

PySocks = {version = ">=1.5.6, !1.5.7"}
win_inet_pton = {sys_platform = "win32", python_version = "2.7"}

To use the default setup for style one:

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': True})
# or
setup(use_pipfile={'extras': 1})
# or

To change the prefix for the table to something like [option.socks] use:

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'table': 'option'}})

Style Two

The second style is based on poetry syntax.

name = "socks"

PySocks = {version = ">=1.5.6, !1.5.7"}
win_inet_pton = {sys_platform = "win32", python_version = "2.7"}

To use the default setup for style two:

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'style': 2}})
# or
setup(use_pipfile={'extras': 2})
# or

Like style one use the table field to change the table prefix.

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'style': 2, 'table': 'option'}})

Use the subtable field to change the suffix used to describe the packages.

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'style': 2, 'subtable': 'requires'}})

To change the packaging suffix to something like [extras.require] use:

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'style': 2, 'table': 'extras', 'subtable': 'require'}})

Finally to change the key used to identify the extra group use:

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'style': 2, 'key': 'title'}})

This would result in:

title = "socks"

Style Three

The third style is based on the Pipfile dev-packages implementation.

PySocks = {version = ">=1.5.6, !1.5.7"}
win_inet_pton = {sys_platform = "win32", python_version = "2.7"}

To use style three:

setup(use_pipfile={'extras': {'style': 3}})
# or
setup(use_pipfile={'extras': 3})
# or

This last varient is the quickest way to make the dev packages installable. This could be useful for testing frameworks such as tox. Simply specify your dependencies to be .[dev].

Future State

While there is no current plan to develop this further, the future is always changing. If pipenv and the Pipfile implements a different way to do something this will change with it. That being said any breaking changes will be accompanied by a major version increment.

To ensure future compatibility either:

  • make sure dependency on this package has an upper bounds on the major version
  • or explicitly set all configuration options.

For example to enable extras style 1 and hard set all the current defaults

        'path': 'Pipfile',
        'interpolate': False,
        'pythons': False,
        'extras': {
            'style': 1,
            'table': 'extra'

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