Wanted: Python solution for ordering dependencies

Jonathan Fine jfine at pytex.org
Sun Apr 25 17:43:51 CEST 2010


Makoto Kuwata wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 25, 2010 at 5:53 AM, Jonathan Fine <jfine at pytex.org> wrote:
>> I'm hoping to avoid reinventing a wheel (or other rolling device).  I've got
>> a number of dependencies and, if possible, I want to order them so that each
>> item has its dependencies met before it is processed.
>>
>> I think I could get what I want by writing and running a suitable makefile,
>> but that seems to be such a kludge.
>>
>> Does anyone know of an easily available Python solution?
> 
> If you are looking for alternatives of Make or Ant, try pyKook.
> pyKook is a pure-Python tool similar to Make, Ant, or Rake.
> http://www.kuwata-lab.com/kook/pykook-users-guide.html
> http://pypi.python.org/pypi/Kook/

Thank you for this, Makoto. However, all I require is a means of 
ordering the items that respects the dependencies.  This rest I can, and 
pretty much have to, manage myself.

So probably something more lightweight would suit me.

-- 
Jonathan



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