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Automatically Generating Up-To-Date requirements.txt for Python Projects

Posted in Python



In this post, we cover a pattern for automatically generating a requirements.txt file that has the latest compatible versions of required software, and that specifies the full and exact version of each package to make the Python environment reproducible.

This will turn a requirements input file (called requirements.txt.in for example) that looks like


into a requirements file that specifies the exact version of numpy and all dependencies, like

numpy==1.18 …

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