Source code for cookiecutter.main

# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-


Main entry point for the `cookiecutter` command.

The code in this module is also a good example of how to use Cookiecutter as a
library rather than a script.

from __future__ import unicode_literals
import logging
import os

from .config import get_user_config
from .generate import generate_context, generate_files
from .exceptions import InvalidModeException
from .prompt import prompt_for_config
from .replay import dump, load
from .repository import determine_repo_dir

logger = logging.getLogger(__name__)

[docs]def cookiecutter( template, checkout=None, no_input=False, extra_context=None, replay=False, overwrite_if_exists=False, output_dir='.', config_file=None, default_config=False): """ API equivalent to using Cookiecutter at the command line. :param template: A directory containing a project template directory, or a URL to a git repository. :param checkout: The branch, tag or commit ID to checkout after clone. :param no_input: Prompt the user at command line for manual configuration? :param extra_context: A dictionary of context that overrides default and user configuration. :param: overwrite_if_exists: Overwrite the contents of output directory if it exists :param output_dir: Where to output the generated project dir into. :param config_file: User configuration file path. :param default_config: Use default values rather than a config file. """ if replay and ((no_input is not False) or (extra_context is not None)): err_msg = ( "You can not use both replay and no_input or extra_context " "at the same time." ) raise InvalidModeException(err_msg) config_dict = get_user_config( config_file=config_file, default_config=default_config, ) repo_dir = determine_repo_dir( template=template, abbreviations=config_dict['abbreviations'], clone_to_dir=config_dict['cookiecutters_dir'], checkout=checkout, no_input=no_input, ) template_name = os.path.basename(os.path.abspath(repo_dir)) if replay: context = load(config_dict['replay_dir'], template_name) else: context_file = os.path.join(repo_dir, 'cookiecutter.json') logger.debug('context_file is {}'.format(context_file)) context = generate_context( context_file=context_file, default_context=config_dict['default_context'], extra_context=extra_context, ) # prompt the user to manually configure at the command line. # except when 'no-input' flag is set context['cookiecutter'] = prompt_for_config(context, no_input) dump(config_dict['replay_dir'], template_name, context) # Create project from local context and project template. return generate_files( repo_dir=repo_dir, context=context, overwrite_if_exists=overwrite_if_exists, output_dir=output_dir )