Tool for finding external dependencies

John J. Lee jjl at
Wed Jul 11 01:31:40 CEST 2007

Rob Cakebread <gentoodev at> writes:

> Hi,
> I need to find external dependencies for modules (not Python standard
> library imports).
> Currently I use pylint and manually scan the output, which is very
> nice, or use pylint's --ext-import-graph option to create a .dot file
> and extract the info from it, but either way can take a very long
> time.
> I'm aware of Python's, but it doesn't find external
> dependencies (or at least I don't know how to make it do them).

Try looking at py2exe and pyinstaller.  They may have useful ideas.


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