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Library and command-line tool for listing packages installed by setuptools, their metadata and dependencies and PyPI querying.

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Installation

You can install yolk with easy_install yolk or install from the subversion repository with easy_install yolk==dev.

As of 0.0.7 yolk is in Gentoo’s Portage tree.

Summary

Yolk is a Python tool and library for obtaining information about packages installed by distutils, setuptools and easy_install and packages on PyPI (Python Package Index a.k.a. The Cheese Shop).

Yolk can list all the packages installed by setuptools on your system, show which packages are active, non-active or in development mode and show you which have newer versions available according to PyPI.

Usage Examples:

$ yolk -l
     List all installed Python packages

$ yolk -a
     List only the activated packages installed (Activated packages are normal packages on sys.path you can import)

$ yolk -n
     List only the non-activated (--multi-version) packages installed

$ yolk -l -f License,Author nose
     Show the license and author for the package `nose`

$ yolk --entry-map nose
     Show entry map for the nose package

$ yolk --entry-points nose.plugins
     Show all setuptools entry points for nose.plugins

These options query PyPI:

$ yolk -U
     Finds all packages installed via setuptools then checks PyPI for newer releases.

$ yolk -M Paste==1.0
     Show all the metadata for Paste version 1.0

$ yolk -M Paste
     Show all the metadata for each version of Paste listed on PyPi

$ yolk -D cheesecake
     Show all URL's for cheesecake packages you can download

 $ yolk -T source -D cheesecake
     Show only source code releases for cheesecake

 $ yolk -H twisted
     Launches your web browser at Twisted's home page

Changes

0.0.7: New options: –entry-map and -entry-points

Improved results with –download-links

New plugin system. First plugin available: yolk-portage for Gentoo Linux.

-v option is now –version

-v is now a new option: –verbose

Many bug fixes.

0.0.6: Fix Windows problem which showed all pkgs in develop mode

on some systems. Fix bad interpreter shebang in rss_feed.py example Start using nose unit tests from setup.py Use restructuredtext in docstrings

0.0.5: Show packages installed in ‘development’ mode.

Improved output of -l, -n and -a. You can get the previous (<=0.0.4) output by adding ‘-f Summary’ More sanity checking for various options. Don’t throw exception if there is no package metadata

0.0.4: Added -U option to query PyPI for new versions of packages you have

installed

Requirements

setuptools elementtree (Optional, for fetching PyPI RSS feed)

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