poncho_package_create(1)

NAME

poncho_package_create - command-line utility for creating a Conda virtual environment given a Python dependencies file

SYNOPSIS

poncho_package_create [options] <dependency-file> <<output-path>> poncho_package_create [options] <dependency-file> <<output-path>>

DESCRIPTION

poncho_package_create is a simple command-line utility that creates a local Conda environment from an input JSON dependency file. The command creates an environment tarball at output-path that can be sent to and run on different machines with the same architecture.

The dependency-file argument is the path (relative or absolute) to the a JSON specification file. The output-path argument specifies the path for the environment tarball that is created (should usually end in .tar.gz).

OPTIONS

  • -h
    Show this help message

EXIT STATUS

On success, returns zero. On failure, returns non-zero.

EXAMPLE

$ poncho_package_create dependencies.json example_venv.tar.gz

This will create an example_venv.tar.gz environment tarball within the current working directory, which can then be exported to different machines for execution.

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