Pecos requires Python (tested on 3.6, 3.7, 3.8, and 3.9) along with several Python package dependencies. Information on installing and using Python can be found at https://www.python.org/. Python distributions, such as Anaconda, are recommended to manage the Python interface. Anaconda Python distributions include the Python packages needed to run Pecos.
Users can install the latest release of Pecos from PyPI or Anaconda using one of the following commands.
Developers can install the main branch of Pecos from the GitHub repository using the following commands:
git clone https://github.com/sandialabs/pecos cd pecos python setup.py install
To install Pecos using a downloaded zip file, go to https://github.com/sandialabs/pecos, select the “Clone or download” button and then select “Download ZIP”. This downloads a zip file called pecos-main.zip. To download a specific release, go to https://github.com/sandialabs/pecos/releases and select a zip file. The software can then be installed by unzipping the file and running setup.py:
unzip pecos-main.zip cd pecos-main python setup.py install
To use Pecos, import the package from a Python console:
Required Python package dependencies include:
Optional Python packages dependencies include:
minimalmodbus: used to collect data from a modbus device, https://minimalmodbus.readthedocs.io
sqlalchemy: used to insert data into a MySQL database, https://www.sqlalchemy.org/
pyyaml: used to store configuration options in human readable data format, http://pyyaml.org/
All other dependencies are part of the Python Standard Library.