Adding only the Python 2 variant, since for Python 3 our minimum version is 3.4 which already includes this package as part of the standard library.
gnu/packages/python.scm (python2-pathlib2): New variable. --- gnu/packages/python.scm | 36 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ 1 file changed, 36 insertions(+) diff --git a/gnu/packages/python.scm b/gnu/packages/python.scm index 6207896..a4c0b92 100644 --- a/gnu/packages/python.scm +++ b/gnu/packages/python.scm @@ -8860,6 +8860,42 @@ anymore.") (define-public python2-pathlib (package-with-python2 python-pathlib)) +(define-public python2-pathlib2 + (package + (name "python2-pathlib2") + (version "2.1.0") + (source (origin + (method url-fetch) + (uri (pypi-uri "pathlib2" version)) + (sha256 + (base32 + "0p050msg5c8d0kadv702jnfshaxrb0il765cpkgnhn6mq5hakcyy")))) + (build-system python-build-system) + (arguments + `(#:python ,python-2)) + (native-inputs + `(("python2-setuptools" ,python2-setuptools) + ("python2-six" ,python2-six))) + (home-page "http://pypi.python.org/pypi/pathlib2/") + (synopsis "Object-oriented file system paths - backport of standard +pathlib module") + (description "The goal of pathlib2 is to provide a backport of standard +pathlib module which tracks the standard library module, so all the newest +features of the standard pathlib can be used also on older Python versions. + +Pathlib offers a set of classes to handle file system paths. It offers the +following advantages over using string objects: + +@enumerate +@item No more cumbersome use of os and os.path functions. Everything can +be done easily through operators, attribute accesses, and method calls. +@item Embodies the semantics of different path types. For example, +comparing Windows paths ignores casing. +@item Well-defined semantics, eliminating any inconsistencies or +ambiguities (forward vs. backward slashes, etc.). +@end enumerate") + (license license:expat))) + (define-public python-jellyfish (package (name "python-jellyfish") -- 2.7.4