Create the the layout of a paver-enable package, including:

  • README.rst, with basic installation instructions;
  • LICENSE (support BSD and (A/L)GPL licenses by default). For a GPL licenses, it will copy the required GPL license copies;
  • docs/ and docs/index.rst. docs/index.rst simple include the content of README.rst;
  • and your empty package.


The easiest way to get Paver-Templates is if you have setuptools installed:

easy_install paver-templates

Without setuptools, it’s still pretty easy. Download the Paver-Template .tgz file from Paver-Templates’ Cheeseshop page, untar it and run:

python install


As simple as:

paster create -t paver_package <package name>


If you would like to help the development of this package, fork this project or report bugs.

The Paver-template project contains a virtualenv bootstrap script that will install all required packages for development:

python bootstrap --no-site-packages
source virtual-env/bin/activate
paver develop

If you would rather use virtualenvwrapper, the project contains a list of requirement suitable for pip:

mkvirtualenv --no-site-packages paver-templates
easy_install pip
pip install -r dev-requirements.txt
paver develop


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