Installation

The recommended method of installing/upgrading releng-tool is using pip:

pip install -U releng-tool
 (or)
python -m pip install -U releng-tool

To verify the package has been installed, the following command can be used:

releng-tool --version
 (or)
python -m releng-tool --version

Quick-start

The following provides a series of steps to assist in preparing a new environment to use this package.

While the use of Python/pip is almost consistent between Linux distributions, below is a series of helpful steps to install this package under specific distributions of Linux. From a terminal, invoke the following commands:

$ sudo pacman -Sy
$ sudo pacman -S python-pip
$ sudo pip install -U releng-tool
$ releng-tool --version
releng-tool <version>

This package is also available on AUR.

$ sudo yum install epel-release
$ sudo yum install python-pip
$ sudo pip install -U releng-tool
$ releng-tool --version
releng-tool <version>
$ sudo dnf install python-pip
$ sudo pip install -U releng-tool
$ releng-tool --version
releng-tool <version>
$ pip install -U releng-tool
$ releng-tool --version
releng-tool <version>
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install python-pip
$ sudo pip install -U releng-tool
$ releng-tool --version
releng-tool <version>

From a terminal, invoke the following commands:

$ sudo easy_install pip
$ sudo pip install -U releng-tool
$ releng-tool --version
releng-tool <version>

If not already installed, download the most recent version of Python:

When invoking the installer, it is recommended to select the option to «Add Python to PATH». However, users can explicitly invoked Python from an absolute path (the remainder of these steps will assume Python is available in the path).

Open a Windows command prompt and invoke the following:

> python -m pip install -U releng-tool
> python -m releng-tool --version
releng-tool ~version~

Development

To install the most recent development sources, the following pip command can be used:

pip install git+https://github.com/releng-tool/releng-tool.git