setup.py

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navdeep-G / setup.py

📦 A Human's Ultimate Guide to setup.py.

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📦 setup.py (for humans)

This repo exists to provide an example setup.py file, that can be used to bootstrap your next Python project. It includes some advanced patterns and best practices for

setup.py
, as well as some commented–out nice–to–haves.

For example, this

setup.py
provides a
$ python setup.py upload
command, which creates a universal wheel (and sdist) and uploads your package to PyPi using Twine, without the need for an annoying
setup.cfg
file. It also creates/uploads a new git tag, automatically.

In short,

setup.py
files can be daunting to approach, when first starting out — even Guido has been heard saying, "everyone cargo cults thems". It's true — so, I want this repo to be the best place to copy–paste from :)

Check out the example!

Installation

cd your_project

Download the setup.py file:

download with wget

wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/navdeep-G/setup.py/master/setup.py -O setup.py

download with curl

curl -O https://raw.githubusercontent.com/navdeep-G/setup.py/master/setup.py

To Do

  • Tests via
    $ setup.py test
    (if it's concise).

Pull requests are encouraged!

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