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Virtualenv bootstrapper

Project Description

When you are about to create a python program that depends on some packages, you may setup virtualenv and install some packages within that virtualenv manually. This module automatically creates an environment and installs packages in it.



  • python 2.7, 3.3 or later
  • pip
  • virtualenv


$ pip install vebootstrap


Importing Pattern

Insert following line into head of your script file, and create a requirements.txt in same directory as necessary.

import vebootstrap

Running that script, it creates a virtualenv and modules will be installed automatically.

Not Importing Pattern

If you do not want to add a unconcerned line, run following command and then virtualenv will be prepared and activated.

python -m vebootstrap [script file]


Case: you want to create a script using `requests` module. (http request library)

Create a script file (eg.

import vebootstrap # you must write this sentence at the first import requests print(requests.get(‘’).content[:100])

Create a requirements.txt


Run a script


At first, virtualenv directory will be created and required packages will be installed. And you get a first line of html of the Yahoo.

Extra Usage

Init virtualenv

Following command initialize virtualenv directory and install modules.

python -m vebootstrap.init

Create a virtualenv bootstrap script

vebootstrap supports creating virtualenv bootstrap script. Run a following command in your scripting directory. The bootstrap script involving requirements.txt will be created.

python -m vebootstrap.create_bootstrap

–after-install option allows you to add another process into the bootstrap script. Please see help.

python -m vebootstrap.create_bootstrap –help

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