yolk man page

yolk — manual page for yolk 0.4.2


usage: yolk [options] <package_name> <version>


-h, --help

show this help message and exit

-v, --version

Show yolk version and exit.

Query installed Python packages:

The following options show information about Python packages installed by setuptools. Activated packages are normal packages on sys.path that can be imported. Non-activated packages need 'pkg_resources.require()' before they can be imported, such as packages installed with 'easy_install --multi-version'

-l, --list

List all packages installed by setuptools.

-a, --activated

List only activated packages installed by setuptools.

-n, --non-activated

List only non-activated packages installed by setuptools.

-m, --metadata

Show all metadata for packages installed by setuptools (use with -l -a or -n)

-f FIELDS, --fields=FIELDS

Show specific metadata fields. (use with -l -a or -n)

-d, --depends

Show dependencies for a package installed by setuptools if they are available. (use with -l -a or -n)

PyPI (Cheese Shop) options:

The following options query the Python Package Index:

-C, --use-cached-pkglist

Use cached package list instead of querying PyPI (Use -F to force retrieving list.)

-D, --download-links

Show download URL's for package listed on PyPI.

-F, --fetch-package-list

Fetch and cache list of packages from PyPI.

-H, --browse-homepage

Launch web browser at home page for package.

-L, --latest

Show last 20 updates on PyPI.

-M, --query-metadata

Show metadata for a package listed on PyPI.

-S, --search

Search PyPI by spec and operator.

-V, --versions-available

Show available versions for given package listeded on PyPI.

See Also

The full documentation for yolk is maintained as a Texinfo manual.  If the info and yolk programs are properly installed at your site, the command

info yolk

should give you access to the complete manual.


January 2012 yolk 0.4.2 User Commands