View all available updates for your installed eggs right from within the administration console.
Eggnog is a simple wrapper on Yolk. Eggnog works best when it is scheduled to run at a periodic internal. It fetches the list of installed eggs and queries PyPI for any available updates.
If there's a feature that you're missing and you'd like added, please create an issue on the project page at Github or create the fix yourself and send me a pull request. Adding a few small features here and there are okay but this is in no way aimed to encompass all the functionality of a full-blown package management tool like Pip.
Grab the latest release from PyPI by running:
pip install django-eggnog
Please note that this requires Django 1.3+ to work properly.
eggnog to your project's
INSTALLED_APPS setting and run
migrate if you're using South).
django-eggnog relies on the
apscheduler module to provide the periodical checks for updates. In order to configure this, please add the following two lines to your
import eggnog eggnog.periodicallycheckforupdates()
If you have a very small Django installation, I suggest you stick with this but if you wish to not use
apscheduler, disregard the above step and uninstall
apscheduler by running:
pip uninstall apscheduler
There isn't much else than that to get it up and running.
Eggnog works best when it is shcheduled to run at periodic intervals. Checking for updates once a day is quite enough.
Eggnog has a management-command built-in caleed
checkupdates that it relies on to check for updates and here a few ways that that you can use to schedule it:
- Cron: You can configure cron to execute the management command once a day using this:
* * * * * cd /home/path/to/project && python manage.py checkupdates
- Use a package like
django-chrnonograph. Both the Django modules . once configured . make it extremely simple schedule management-commands using cron. They are both available on PyPI and you should consult their documentation on further instructions.
- Celery: If your Django project already deals with distributed task queues, it's extremely likely that you're using
django-celery. In that case, configure
checkupdatesperiodically. Explaining the configuration of
django-celeryis outside the scope of this document.
APScheduleris is an extremely lightweight module to running tasks periodically within Python. This is what