Command-line tool for querying PyPI and Python packages installed on your system.
$ pip install --upgrade yolk3k
Yolk is a Python tool for obtaining information about installed Python packages and querying packages available on PyPI (Python Package Index). yolk3k is a fork of the original yolk. yolk3k add Python 3 support (while maintaining Python 2 support). It also adds additional features.
You can see which packages are active, non-active or in development mode and show you which have newer versions available by querying PyPI.
$ yolk --upgrade Upgrade all packages $ yolk --upgrade --user Upgrade user packages $ 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==1.0 Show the license and author for version 1.0 of 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 pkg_name Shows if an update for pkg_name is available by querying PyPI $ yolk -U Checks PyPI to see if any installed Python packages have updates available. $ yolk -F Paste Download source tarball for latest version of Paste to your current directory $ yolk -F Paste -T svn Do a subversion checkout for Paste to a directory named Paste_svn in your current directory. $ yolk -L 2 Show list of CheeseShop releases in the last two hours $ yolk -C 2 Show detailed list of changes in the CheeseShop in the last two hours $ yolk -M Paste==1.0 Show all the metadata for Paste version 1.0 $ yolk -M Paste Show all the metadata for the latest version of Paste listed on PyPI $ yolk -D cheesecake Show all (source, egg, svn) URL's for the latest version of cheesecake packages $ yolk -T source -D cheesecake Show only source code releases for cheesecake $ yolk -H twisted Launches your web browser at Twisted's home page
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