general module auditing

Mark Lawrence breamoreboy at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Jul 3 08:54:52 CEST 2014


On 03/07/2014 02:17, Rita wrote:
>
> On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 2:46 PM, Irmen de Jong <irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl
> <mailto:irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl>> wrote:
>
>     On 2-7-2014 4:04, Rita wrote:
>      > yes, this helps. But I want to know who uses the module, serpent.
>     So, when
>      > I upgrade it or remove it they won't be affected adversely.
>
>     (Please don't top-post, it makes the discussion harder to follow.)
>
>      > On Tue, Jul 1, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Irmen de Jong
>     <irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl <mailto:irmen.NOSPAM at xs4all.nl>>
>      > wrote:
>      >
>      >> On 1-7-2014 12:38, Rita wrote:
>      >>> i work in a group of developers (15 or so)  who are located
>     globally. I
>      >>> would like to know what modules everyone is uses if I ever have to
>      >> upgrade
>      >>> my python. Is there mechanism which will let me see who is
>     using what?
>      >>>
>      >>> ie,
>      >>>
>      >>> tom,matplotlib
>      >>> bob, pylab
>      >>> nancy, numpy
>      >>> nancy, matplotlib
>      >>>
>      >>> etc...
>      >>>
>      >>>
>      >>
>      >> Well, if your group is all using Pip (and perhaps even
>     virtualenv), you
>      >> could use pip
>      >> list. In my case:
>      >>
>      >> $ pip list
>
>     [...]
>
>
>     Why would the fact that you upgrade or remove a package, affect
>     another developer in
>     your group? Are you all using the same machine to develop on, with
>     one Python installation?
>
>     I think you'll have to tell us some more details about the way you
>     work together before
>     we can give a meaningful answer to your question.
>
>     Irmen
>
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>
> we have a shared mount point which has our python install. we have 3
> servers on one part of the campus  and 2 in another part.
>
> I want to find out what packages our user base is using thats the final
> goal. I can figure out who is using python by writing a wrapper but not
> what module.
>
> --
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>

You can check every users's program for import statements but do you 
really need to, why not check what's in the site-packages folder for 
your python install?

-- 
My fellow Pythonistas, ask not what our language can do for you, ask 
what you can do for our language.

Mark Lawrence

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