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NAME

pycompile – byte compile Python source files

SYNOPSIS

pycompile [-V [X.Y][-][A.B]] DIR_OR_FILE [-X REGEXPR]

pycompile -p PACKAGE

DESCRIPTION

Wrapper around Python standard library’s py_compile module to byte-com‐
pile Python files.

OPTIONS

–version
show program’s version number and exit

-h, –help
show this help message and exit

-f, –force
force rebuild of byte-code files even if timestamps are
up-to-date

-O byte-compile to .pyo files

-q, –quiet
be quiet

-v, –verbose
turn verbose mode on

-p PACKAGE, –package=PACKAGE
specify Debian package name whose files should be bytecompiled
(combining with DIR_OR_FILE will additionally limit list of
files)

-V VRANGE
force private modules to be bytecompiled with Python version
from given range, regardless of the default Python version in
the system. If there are no other options, bytecompile all pub‐
lic modules for installed Python versions that match given
range. VERSION_RANGE examples:

· 2.5 version 2.5 only

· 2.5- version 2.5 or newer

· 2.5-2.7 version 2.5 or 2.6

· -3.0 all supported 2.X versions

-X REGEXPR, –exclude=REGEXPR
exclude items that match given REGEXPR. You may use this option
multiple times to build up a list of things to exclude

AUTHOR

Piotr Ożarowski, 2012-2013

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