Check python packages from requirement.txt and report issues
Python License Checker
Check python packages from requirement.txt and report license issues.
You can define a list of authorized licenses, authorized packages, unauthorized licenses.
The tool will check the requirement.txt files, check packages and their dependencies and return an error if some packages are not compliante against the strategy. A package is considered as not compliant when it’s license is in unauthorized license list or is unknown. A package is considered as compliant when it’s license is in authorized license list, or if the package is itself in the list of authorized packages.
How to install
$ pip install liccheck
How to use
liccheck will read a the required.txt, and check packages agains strategy defined in ini file. If the file is not specified on command line, it will lookup for required.txt in current folder. You have to setup an ini file with authorized license list, unauthorized license list, authorized package list.
Here is an example of startegy:
# Authorized and unauthorized licenses in LOWER CASE [Licenses] authorized_licenses: bsd new bsd bsd license new bsd license simplified bsd apache apache 2.0 apache software license gnu lgpl lgpl with exceptions or zpl isc license isc license (iscl) mit mit license python software foundation license zpl 2.1 unauthorized_licenses: gpl v3 [Authorized Packages] # Python software license (see http://zesty.ca/python/uuid.README.txt) uuid: 1.30
For demo purpose, let’s say your requirement.txt file contains this:
Flask>=0.12.1 flask_restful jsonify psycopg2>=2.7.1 nose scipy scikit-learn pandas numpy argparse uuid sqlbuilder proboscis pyyaml>=3.12
The excution will output this:
$ liccheck -s my_strategy.ini -r my_project/required.txt gathering licenses...23 packages and dependencies. check forbidden packages based on licenses...none check authorized packages based on licenses...19 packages. check authorized packages...4 packages. check unknown licenses...none
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