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Building packages with long term support

Project Description

Building packages with long term support

At it simplest, a Python package is a mere directory with a ‘’ file in it. However, this basic structure needs to be augmented as soon as more functionality is required: i.e. create a distribution, write a comprehensive documentation, run some tests. With time the structure of a package grows and include more and more description files (e.g., .gitignore, …).

The rationale behind the creation of this ‘package builder’ is to keep the life of a python programmer as easy as possible by providing two core functions:

  • a way to add more functionality to an existing package
  • a way to keep the package structure up to date with currently known best practices.

Quick start

Create a virtual environment for development:

$ virtualenv dvlpt

Activate it:

$ dvlpt/Scripts/activate

Install pkglts:

(dvlpt)$ pip install pkglts

Create a directory for your package:

(dvlpt)$ mkdir toto

Run ‘manage’ inside this directory:

(dvlpt)$ cd toto
(dvlpt)toto$ manage init
(dvlpt)toto$ manage add -opt base
(dvlpt)toto$ manage regenerate

This will create the bare basic minimum for a python package. Add more options (see Add Package Structure Functionality for more options) afterward.

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