Installation and Downloads¶
The Walrus requires Python version 3.7, 3.8, 3.9, or 3.10. Installation of The Walrus, as well as all dependencies, can be done using pip:
pip install thewalrus
Compiling from source¶
The Walrus has the following dependencies:
You can compile the latest development version by cloning the git repository, and installing using pip in development mode.
$ git clone https://github.com/XanaduAI/thewalrus.git $ cd thewalrus && python -m pip install -e .
To ensure that The Walrus library is working correctly after installation, the test suite can be run locally using pytest.
Additional packages are required to run the tests. These dependencies can be found in
requirements-dev.txt and can be installed using
$ pip install -r requirements-dev.txt
To run the tests, navigate to the source code folder and run the command
$ make test
The Walrus documentation is available online on Read the Docs.
Additional packages are required to build the documentation locally as specified in
These packages can be installed using:
$ sudo apt install pandoc $ pip install -r docs/requirements.txt
To build the HTML documentation, go to the top-level directory and run the command
$ make doc
The documentation can then be found in the