importlib-metadata (4.12.0)

Published 2022-08-26 17:51:47 +02:00 by guillem


pip install --index-url  importlib-metadata

About this package

Read metadata from Python packages

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Library to access the metadata for a Python package.

This package supplies third-party access to the functionality of importlib.metadata <>_ including improvements added to subsequent Python versions.


New features are introduced in this third-party library and later merged into CPython. The following table indicates which versions of this library were contributed to different versions in the standard library:

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    • importlib_metadata
    • stdlib
    • 4.8
    • 3.11
    • 4.4
    • 3.10
    • 1.4
    • 3.8


See the online documentation <>_ for usage details.

Finder authors <>_ can also add support for custom package installers. See the above documentation for details.


This project primarily supports third-party packages installed by PyPA tools (or other conforming packages). It does not support:

  • Packages in the stdlib.
  • Packages installed without metadata.

Project details


Requires Python: >=3.7
2022-08-26 17:51:47 +02:00
Jason R. Coombs
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4.12.0 2022-08-26