PyNDN: A Named Data Networking client library with TLV wire format support in native Python
PyNDN 2.0 is a new implementation of a Named Data Networking client library written in pure Python. It is wire format compatible with the NDN-TLV encoding.
See the file INSTALL.md for instructions to build and run from the full distribution.
If you only need to install the pyndn Python module, you can use easy_install. (If you don't have easy_install, see the instructions at https://pypi.python.org/pypi/setuptools#installation-instructions .) To avoid installation problems, make sure you have the latest version of pip.
For OS X, in a terminal, enter:
sudo easy_install pip sudo CFLAGS=-Qunused-arguments pip install cryptography sudo easy_install pyndn
For Ubuntu or Raspbian (Raspberry Pi), in a terminal, enter:
sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev libffi-dev python-dev python-pip sudo easy_install pyndn
For Windows Cygwin, in the Cygwin installer, select and install the "Devel" packages at the top level of the installer. In a terminal, enter:
This installs the pyndn module on the Python search path so that applications which depend on it can use it, but does not install the sample tests or documentation files. If you need these other files, then use the full distribution and see the INSTALL.md file.
Please submit any bugs or issues to the PyNDN issue tracker: http://redmine.named-data.net/projects/pyndn/issues
The library currently requires a remote NDN daemon, and has been tested with NFD from the package https://github.com/named-data/NFD .
Since PyNDN 2.0 conforms to the new Common Client Library API, applications written in the pre-2.0 version of PyNDN need to be upgraded.
This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this program. If not, see http://www.gnu.org/licenses/. A copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License is in the file COPYING.