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This package provides cross-platform cross-python shutil.which functionality.

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That code in my care
That sly command-line stare
That strips my operating system bare
It's whichcraft

This package provides cross-platform cross-python shutil.which functionality.


On Linux, Mac, Windows for Python 2.7 or any of the maintained 3s:

>>> from whichcraft import which
>>> which('date')
>>> which('calendar')
>>> which('cookiecutter')
>>> which('a-made-up-name') is None


This is a shim of the shutil.which function that’s designed to work across multiple versions of Python and inside of windows. The code for Python 2.x is based on Python 3 code that I extracted from source. I originally did this for Cookiecutter but pulled it out in order to reduce line count for that project.

Edgecase: Date function works perfectly on mac os and linux system, hence returns string. But is an in-built function in windows hence returns none as value when called in windows.


0.6.1 (2019-09-06)

  • Fix versioning issue

0.6.0 (2019-07-12)

  • Remove lingering unicode issues
  • Add BriteCore as a sponsor

0.5.3 (2018-10-10)

  • Add BriteCore as a sponsor

0.5.2 (2018-10-09)

  • Remove any mention of 3.2 and 3.3

0.5.1 (2018-10-09)

  • Fix so it works with older Python

0.5.0 (2018-10-09)

  • Add 3.7 support thanks to @rooterkyberian
  • Remove any mention of 2.6

0.4.2 (2018-04-16)

  • Use black for code formatting
  • Move status to production/stable
  • Drop Python 2.6 and 3.3 support

0.4.1 (2017-04-25)

  • Added tests to support Python 3.6

0.3.1 (2016-05-10)

  • Now testing for which directly, so we can support versions of Python 3 before 3.3 (@nickcoghlan)

0.3.1 (2016-04-24)

  • Correcting version in

0.3.0 (2016-04-24)

  • Include tests in release source tarball (@Edwardbetts)

0.2.0 (2016-04-23)

  • Python 3.5 compatability

0.1.1 (2015-09-09)

  • Added lyrics

0.1.0 (2015-09-09)

  • First release on PyPI.

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