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NAME

       pycompile - byte compile Python source files

SYNOPSIS

       pycompile [-V [X.Y][-][A.B]] DIR_OR_FILE [-X REGEXPR]

       pycompile -p PACKAGE

DESCRIPTION

       Wrapper around Python standard library's py_compile module to byte-compile Python files.

OPTIONS

       --version
              show program's version number and exit

       -h, --help
              show this help message and exit

       -f, --force
              force rebuild of byte-code files even if timestamps are up-to-date

       -O     byte-compile to .pyo files

       -q, --quiet
              be quiet

       -v, --verbose
              turn verbose mode on

       -p PACKAGE, --package=PACKAGE
              specify Debian package name whose files should be bytecompiled

       -V VRANGE
              force  private  modules  to  be  bytecompiled with Python version from given range,
              regardless of the default Python version in the  system.  If  there  are  no  other
              options,  bytecompile  all  public modules for installed Python versions that match
              given range. VERSION_RANGE examples:

       · 2.5    version 2.5 only

       · 2.5-   version 2.5 or newer

       · 2.5-2.7        version 2.5 or 2.6

       · -3.0   all supported 2.X versions

       -X REGEXPR, --exclude=REGEXPR
         exclude items that match given REGEXPR. You may use this option multiple times to  build
         up a list of things to exclude

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