0.37.0 (unreleased)

  • Ref #409: make cloudpickle optional, and not installed by default on PyPy.

  • fix: make sure io.capture respects out/err option.

0.36.0 (2022-04-22)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: remove deprecated

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: does not use not maintained toml package, use tomli instead.

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: remove auto command, use plugin doit-auto1.

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: plugins use importlib-metadata instead of setuptools.

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: remove extra install doit[plugins].

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: UnmetDependency, SetupError and DependencyError as sub-class of TaskError.

  • DEPRECATED: CatchedException, renamed to BaseFail.

  • api.run_tasks(): support pos_arg.

  • add reporter error-only

  • add attribute report to BaseFail. Controls if reporter should create own output for failures. If False relies on underlying action to output failure information.

0.35.0 (2022-04-07)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Drop Python 3.6 support.

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Drop Python 3.7 support.

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: create_doit_tasks does NOT automatically ignored when processing class.

  • Fix #344: Command clean: add support for wildcard *.

  • Add TaskLoader2.task_opts attribute. This is passed to task creator and also as task config.

  • CmdOption add metavar attribute.

  • Fix #156:, add support for fileno(). Taken from original stream.

  • create_doit_tasks supports basename attribute.

  • Task: add attribute io; add io.capture.

  • add

0.34.2 (2022-02-18)

  • Fix #416: compare task_params using is operator.

0.34.1 (2022-01-12)

  • Fix #410: if TOML lib not present, just print warning instead of raising error.

0.34.0 (2021-12-11)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Drop Python 3.5 support

  • python 3.9 support

  • python 3.10 support

  • Fix #381: Allow Delayed tasks to be executed multiple times in same process.

  • Fix #382: TaskResult make sure started include microsecond as decimal number.

  • Fix #387: Pass pickled attributes, err and out when a task fails in multi processes context.

  • Fix #398: Add setuptools as` extras_require`.

  • Fix #373: read DOIT_CONFIG from TOML.

  • Fix #405: Add Task attribute meta.

  • Fix #349: Handle passing task args in “single” task execution.

  • Fix #377: cmd forget, added options –disable-default and –all.

  • Fix #307: Allows create_after decorator to be used on methods.

  • Fix #311: Add @task_params decorator.

0.33.1 (2020-09-04)

  • fix sdist distribution to include all files

0.33.0 (2020-09-01)

  • python 3.8 support

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Drop Python 3.4 support

  • fix error installing with setuptools 50.0

0.32.0 (2019-12-10)

  • python 3.7 support

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Changed signature of DoitCommand

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Fix #254: Python actions keywords with task metadata dependencies, targets and changed are a copied list

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Custom backend initializer added parameter codec_cls

  • Fix #204: Accept loader command options before command name

  • Fix #240: Command run: with –pdb drop into pdb on unhandled exception on PythonAction

  • Fix #203: Allow configuration of file name with env var DOIT_FILE

  • Fix #113: tools.config_changed deals with nested dictionaries.

    Using json instead of repr.

  • Fix #261: help organize command options in sections, and improve formatting.

  • Fix #267: doit list now has a –sort parameter to determine the order in which the tasks are listed.

  • Make it possible to use a custom encoder when using config_changed with a dict.

  • Add configuration DOIT_CONFIG action_string_formatting to control command action formatter.

  • Fix result_dep, use result after its execution

  • Fix #286: Support functools.partial on tasks’ dict metadata task.title

  • Fix #285: clean command, remove targets in reverse lexical order

  • Deprecated TaskLoader in favor of TaskLoader2, which separates loading doit’s configuration from loading tasks.

  • Fix #288: Added doit.globals.Globals.dep_manager to access dependency manager during all task processing phases.

  • Fix #98: Support custom backend codecs so that python-action return values which are not JSON serializable may be used.

  • Fix #283: set task options from doit.cfg

0.31.1 (2018-03-18)

  • Fix #249 reporter bug when using –continue option

  • Fix #248 test failures of debian when using GDBM

  • Fix #164 get_var fails on multiprocess execution on Windows

  • Fix #245 custom clean action takes dry-run into account

0.31.0 (2018-02-25)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: Drop Python 3.3 support

  • Fix #171 Passing environment variables to CmdAction

  • Fix #184 parametrize script name

  • CmdParse now support getting values from OS environment variables

  • option seek_file control by ENV var DOIT_SEEK_FILE

  • #192 ipython extension uses load_ipython_extension

  • #218 clean with option –forget can be used to also forget about cleaned tasks

  • Fix strace command (seems strace output was modified)

  • Fix #224: use mock from stdlib

  • #227: enhancements to info command

  • Fix #197: improve error message for invalid clean and teardown task params

  • Fix #211: do not display traceback for error when missing file_dep

  • Task verbosity has precedence over verbosity from config

  • Fix #140: add failure-verbosity. ConsoleReporter, by default, do not print stderr twice.

  • Fix #155: pass selected_tasks to Reporter.initialize()

  • Fix #221: do not leak meta arguments to actions kwargs

  • Fix #202: help command display option’s name used on config

  • Fix #209: fix clean ordering, and following implicit task_deps

  • Fix: list of sub-tasks do not include non-related task_dep

  • Internal: Removed Task.is_subtask use Task.subtask_of instead

0.30.3 (2017-02-20)

  • Revert usage of setuptools environment markers (feature too new)

0.30.2 (2017-02-16)

  • Fix dependency on pathlib from PyPi

0.30.1 (2017-02-16)

  • Fix GH-#159 KeyError on doit list –status when missing file dependency

  • add python3.6 support

0.30.0 (2016-11-22)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: #112 drop python2 compatibility

  • GH-#94: option to read output from CmdAction line or byte buffered

  • GH-#114: file_dep, targets and CmdAction support pathlib.

  • fix GH-#100: make cmd completion output deterministic

  • fix GH-#99: positional argument on tasks not specified from cmd-line

  • fix GH-#97: list command does not display task-doc for DelayedTask

    when creates is specified

  • fix GH-#131: race condition in

  • fix auto command on OS-X systems

  • fix GH-#117: Give error when user tries to use equal sign on task name

0.29.0 (2015-08-16)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: revert - result_dep to create an implicit task_dep

  • fix GH-#59: command list issue with unicode names

  • fix GH-#72: cmd completion escaping of apostrophes in zsh

  • fix GH-#74: Task action’s handle python3 callables with keyword only args

  • fix GH-#50: Executing tasks in parallel (multi-process) fails on Windows

  • fix GH-#71 #92: Better error messages for invalid command line tasks/commands

  • fix issue with –always-execute and setup tasks

  • GH-#67: multiprocess runner handles closures in tasks (using cloudpickle)

  • GH-#58: add DelayedLoader parameter target_regex

  • GH-#30: add DelayedLoader parameter creates

  • GH-#58: cmd Run add option –auto-delayed-regex

  • GH-#24: cmd info add option –status show reason a task is not up-to-date

  • GH-#66: cmd auto support custom ( user specified ) commands to be executed after each task execution

  • GH-#61: speed up sqlite3 backend (use internal memory cache)

0.28.0 (2015-04-22)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: signature for custom DB backend changed



  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: default reporter renamed to console

  • GH-#25: Add a reset-dep command to recompute dependencies state

  • GH-#22: Allow to customize how file_dep are checked

  • GH-#31: Add IPython %doit magic-function loading tasks from its global namespace

  • read configuration options from INI files

  • GH-#32 plugin system

  • plugin support: COMMAND - add new commands

  • plugin support: LOADER - add custom task loaders

  • plugin support: REPORTER - add custom reporter for run command

  • plugin support: BACKEND - add custom DB persistence backend

  • GH-#36 PythonAction recognizes returned TaskError or TaskFailed

  • GH-#37 CmdParse support for arguments of type list

  • GH-#47 CmdParse support for choices

  • fix issue when using unicode strings to specify minversion on python 2

  • fix GH-#27 auto command in conjunction with task arguments

  • fix GH-#44 Fix the list -s command when result_dep is used

  • fix GH-#45 make sure all uptodate checks are executed (no short-circuit)

0.27.0 (2015-01-30)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: drop python 2.6 support

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: removed unmaintained genstandalone script

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: removed script and support to run

    tests through

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: result_dep creates an implicit setup

    (was task_dep)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: GH-#9 getargs creates an implicit result_dep

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: CmdAction would always decode process output

    using errors=’strict’ default changed to replace

  • allow task-creators to return/yield Task instances

  • fix GH-#14: add support for delayed task creation

  • fix GH-#15: auto (linux) inotify also listen for MOVE_TO events

  • GH-#4 CmdAction added parameters encoding and decode_error

  • GH-#6: loader.task_loader() accepts methods as task creators

0.26.0 (2014-08-30)

  • moved development to git/github

  • uptodate callable “magic” arguments task and values are now optional

  • added command info to display task metadata

  • command clean smarter execution order

  • remove strace short option -k because it conflicts with run option

  • fix zsh tab-completion script when not doit script

  • fix #79. Use setuptools and entry_points

  • order of yielded tasks is preserved

  • #68. pass positional args to tasks

  • fix tab-completion on BASH for sub-commands that take file arguments

0.25.0 (2014-03-26)

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE: use function doit.get_initial_workdir() instead of variable doit.initial_workdir

  • DEPRECATED tools.InteractiveAction renamed to tools.LongRunning

  • fix: strace raises InvalidCommand instead of using assert

  • #28: task uptodate support string to be executed as shell command

  • added tools.Interactive for use with interactive commands

  • #69: added to make it easier to turn a dodo file into executable

  • #70: added option “–pdb” to command run

  • added option “–single” to command run

  • include list of file_dep as an implicit dependency

0.24.0 (2013-11-24)

  • reporter added initialize()

  • cmd list: added option –template

  • can specify minimum required doit version with DOIT_CONFIG[‘minversion’]

  • #62: added the absolute path from which doit is invoked doit.initial_workdir

  • fix #36: added method isatty() to action.Writer

  • added command tabcompletion for bash and zsh

  • fix #56: allow python actions to have default values for task parameters

0.23.0 (2013-09-20)

  • support definition of group tasks using basename without any task

  • added task property watch to specific extra files/folders in auto command

  • CmdAction support for all arguments of subprocess.Popen, but stdout and stderr

  • added command option -k as short for –seek-file

  • task action can be specified as a list of strings (executed using subprocess.Popen shell=False)

  • fix #60: result of calc_dep only considered if not run yet

  • fix #61: test failures involving DBM

  • fix: do not allow duplicate task names

0.22.1 (2013-08-04)

  • fix reporter output in py3 was being displayed as bytes instead of string

  • fix pr#12 read file in chunks when calculating MD5

  • fix #54 - remove distribute bootstrapping during installation

0.22.0 (2013-07-05)

  • fix #49: skip unicode tests on systems with non utf8 locale

  • fix #51: bash completion does not mess up with global COMP_WORDBREAKS

  • fix docs spelling and added task to check spelling

  • fix #47: Task.options can always be accessed from uptodate code

  • fix #45: cmd forget, added option -s/–follow-sub to forget task_dep too

0.21.1 (2013-05-21)

  • fix tests on python3.3.1

  • fix race condition on CmdAction (affected only python>=3.3.1)

0.21.0 (2013-04-29)

  • fix #38: raise error if file exists in path

  • create_doit_tasks not called for unbound methods

  • support execution using “python -m doit”

  • fix #33: Failing to clean a group of task(s) with sub-tasks

  • python-actions can take a magic “task” parameter as reference to task

  • expose task.clean_targets

  • tools.PythonInteractiveAction saves “result” and “values”

  • fix #40. added option to use threads for parallel running of tasks

  • same code base for python 2 & 3 (no need to use tool 2to3)

  • add sqlite3 DB backend

  • added option to select backend

0.20.0 (2013-01-09)

  • added command dumpdb

  • added CmdAction.save_out param

  • CmdAction support for callable that returns a command string

  • BACKWARD INCOMPATIBLE getargs for a group task gets a dict where each key is the name of subtasks (previously it was a list)

  • added command strace

  • cmd auto run tasks on separate process

  • support unicode for task name

0.19.0 (2012-12-18)

  • support for doit help <task-name>

  • added support to load tasks using create_doit_tasks

  • dropped python 2.5 support

0.18.1 (2012-12-03)

  • fix bug cmd option –continue not being recognized

0.18.0 (2012-11-27)

  • remove DEPRECATED Task.insert_action, result_dep and getargs using strings

  • fix #10 –continue does not execute tasks that have failed dependencies

  • fix –always-execute does not execute “ignored” tasks

  • fix #29 python3 cmd-actions issue

  • fix #30 tests pass on all dbm backends

  • API to add new sub-commands to doit

  • API to modify task loader

  • API to make executable

  • added ZeroReporter

0.17.0 (2012-09-20)

  • fix #12 Action.out and Action.err not set when using multiprocessing

  • fix #16 fix forget command on gdbm backend

  • fix #14 improve parallel execution (better process utilization)

  • fix #9 calc_dep create implicit task_dep if a file_dep returned is a also a target

  • added tools.result_dep

  • fix #15 tools.result_dep supports group-tasks

  • DEPRECATE task attribute result_dep (use tools.result_dep)

  • DEPRECATE getargs specification using strings (must use 2-element tuple)

  • several changes on uptodate

  • DEPRECATE Task.insert_action (replaced by Task.value_savers)

  • fix #8 clean cleans all subtasks from a group-task

  • fix #8 clean added flag –all to clean all tasks

  • fix #8 clean when no task is specified set –clean-dep and clean default tasks

0.16.1 (2012-05-13)

  • fix multiprocessing/parallel bug

  • fix unicode bug on tools.config_changed

  • convert tools uptodate stuff to a class, so it can be used with multi-processing

0.16.0 (2012-04-23)

  • added task parameter basename

  • added support for task generators yield nested python generators

  • doit process return value 3 in case tasks do start executing (reporter is not used)

  • task parameter getargs take a tuple with 2 values (task_id, key_name)

  • DEPRECATE getargs being specified as <task_id>.<key_name>

  • getargs can take all values from task if specified as (task_id, None)

  • getargs will pass values from all sub-tasks if specified task is a group task

  • result_dep on PythonAction support checking for dict values

  • added

0.15.0 (2012-01-10)

  • added option –db-file (#909520)

  • added option –no-continue (#586651)

  • added to create a standalone doit script (#891935)

  • fix to not modify sys.stdout

0.14.0 (2011-11-05)

  • added tools.InteractiveAction (#865290)

  • bash completion script

  • sub-command list: tasks on alphabetical order, better formatting (#872829)

  • fix uptodate to accept instance methods callables (#871967)

  • added command line option --seek-file

  • added tools.check_unchanged_timestamp (#862606)

  • fix bug subclasses of BaseAction should get a task reference

0.13.0 (2011-07-18)

  • performance speed improvements

  • fix bug on unicode output when task fails

  • ConsoleReporter does not output task’s title for successful tasks that start with an _

  • added tools.config_changed (to be used with uptodate)

  • teardown actions are executed in reverse order they were registered

  • added doit.get_var to get variables passed from command line

  • getargs creates implicit “setup” task not a “task_dep”

0.12.0 (2011-05-29)

  • fix bug #770150 - error on task dependency from target

  • fix bug #773579 - unicode output problems

  • task parameter uptodate accepts callables

  • deprecate task attribute run_once. use tools.run_once on uptodate instead

  • added

0.11.0 (2011-04-20)

  • no more support for python2.4

  • support for python 3.2

  • fix bug on unicode filenames & unicode output (#737904)

  • fix bug when using getargs together with multiprocess (#742953)

  • fix for dumbdbm backend

  • fix task execution order when using “auto” command

  • fix getargs when used with sub-tasks

  • fix calc_dep when used with “auto” command

  • “auto” command now support verbosity control option

0.10.0 (2011-01-24)

  • add task parameter “uptodate”

  • add task parameter “run_once”

  • deprecate file_dep bool values and None

  • fix issues with error reporting for JSON Reporter

  • “Reporter” API changes

  • “.doit.db” now uses a DBM file format by default (speed optimization)

0.9.0 (2010-06-08)

  • support for dynamic calculated dependencies “calc_dep”

  • support for user defined reporters

  • support “auto” command on mac

  • fix installer on mac. installer aware of different python versions

  • deprecate ‘dependencies’. use file_dep, task_dep, result_dep.

0.8.0 (2010-05-16)

  • parallel execution of tasks (multi-process support)

  • sub-command “list” option “–deps”, show list of file dependencies

  • select task by wildcard (fnmatch) i.e. test:folderXXX/*

  • task-setup can be another task

  • task property “teardown” substitute of setup-objects cleanup

  • deprecate setup-objects

0.7.0 (2010-04-08)

  • configure options on dodo file (deprecate DEFAULT_TASKS)(#524387)

  • clean and forget act only on default tasks (not all tasks) (#444243)

  • sub-command “clean” option “clean-dep” to follow dependencies (#444247)

  • task dependency “False” means never up-to-date, “None” ignored

  • sub-command “list” by default do not show tasks starting with an underscore, added option (-p/–private)

  • new sub-command “auto”

0.6.0 (2010-01-25)

  • improve (speed optimization) of check if file modified (#370920)

  • sub-command “clean” dry-run option (-n/–dry-run) (#444246)

  • sub-command “clean” has a more verbose output (#444245)

  • sub-command “list” option to show task status (-s/–status) (#497661)

  • sub-command “list” filter tasks passed as positional parameters

  • tools.set_trace, PDB with stdout redirection (#494903)

  • accept command line optional parameters passed before sub-command (#494901)

  • give a clear error message if .doit.db file is corrupted (#500269)

  • added task option “getargs”. actions can use computed values from other tasks (#486569)

  • python-action might return a dictionary on success

0.5.1 (2009-12-03)

  • fix. task-result-dependencies should be also added as task-dependency to force its execution.

0.5.0 (2009-11-30)

  • task parameter ‘clean’ == True, cleans empty folders, and display warning for non-empty folders

  • added command line option –continue. Execute all tasks even if tasks fails

  • added command line option –reporter to select result output reporter

  • added executed-only reporter

  • added json reporter

  • support for task-result dependency #438174

  • added sub-command ignore task

  • added command line option –outfile. write output to specified file path

  • added support for passing arguments to tasks on cmd line

  • added command line option –dir (-d) to set current working directory

  • removed dodo-sample sub-command

  • added task field ‘verbosity’

  • added task field ‘title’

  • modified default way a task is printed on console (just show “. name”), old way added to

0.4.0 (2009-10-05)

  • deprecate anything other than a boolean values as return of python actions

  • sub-cmd clean (#421450)

  • remove support for task generators returning action (not documented behavior)

  • setup parameter for a task should be a list - single value deprecated (#437225)

  • PythonAction support ‘dependencies’, ‘targets’, ‘changed’ parameters

  • added tools.create_folder (#421453)

  • deprecate folder-dependency

  • CmdActions reference to dependencies, targets and changed dependencies (#434327)

  • print task description when printing through doit list (#425811)

  • action as list of commands/python (#421445)

  • deprecate “action” use “actions”

0.3.0 (2009-08-30)

  • added subcommand “forget” to clear successful runs status (#370911)

  • save run results in text file using JSON. (removed dbm)

  • added support for DEFAULT_TASKS in dodo file

  • targets md5 is not checked anymore. if target exist, task is up-to-date. it also supports folders

  • cmd line sub-commands (#370909)

  • remove hashlib dependency on python 2.4

  • sub-cmd to create dodo template

  • cmd-task supports a list of shell commands

  • setup/cleanup for task (#370905)

0.2.0 (2009-04-16)

  • docs generated using sphinx

  • execute once (dependency = True)

  • group task

  • support python 2.4 and 2.6

  • folder dependency

0.1.0 (2008-04-14)

  • initial release