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pyrpo: a shell command wrapper for hg, git, bzr, svn


  • Wrap and parse shell commands (largely as a reference)
  • Walk for repository directories
  • Generate reports for one or more repositories
  • Call hg status, git status, etc.
  • Generate mercurial .hgsubs
  • Generate git .gitsubmodule
  • Generate pip requirements.txt
  • Generate shell script (to rebuild environment)
    • TODO: replicate branches/tags/revisions
  • Functional namedtuples, iterators yield -ing generators
  • optparse argument parsing (-h, --help)
  • cookiecutter-pypackage project templating


Install from PyPi:

pip install pyrpo

Install from GitHub as editable (add a pyrpo.pth in site-packages):

pip install -e git+


Print help:

pyrpo --help

Scan for files:

# Scan and print a shell report
pyrpo -s . -r sh

Generate a TortoiseHG thg-reporegistry.xml file:

pyrpo -s . --thg

Generate a pip report:

pyrpo -r pip

Generate a status report:

pyrpo -r status

Generate an .hgsubs file:

pyrpo -r hgsub

Generate a .gitmodules file:

pyrpo -r gitmodule

Generate an origin report:

pyrpo -r origin

Generate a string report:

pyrpo -r str