Installing Pubkeeper Server on MacOS

[info] Mac System Requirements

Version 10.9, Maverick, or above
Click Apple Menu > About this Mac to view your MacOS version.

Clang or similar C compiler
In your terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal), type clang --version to confirm that you have clang installed. If you do not, you can get it by installing Xcode Command Line Tools by entering xcode-select --install into your terminal.

The following must be in your environment to run Pubkeeper Server. You can install these requirements globally if you have a dedicated, fresh machine running Python and Pubkeeper Server. If you intend to run other Python projects on the same machine, we recommend you avoid version conflicts by using a separate Python environment containing these requirements.

[info] Pubkeeper Server Requirements

Python version 3.4+
In your terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal), type python3 --version to see which version of Python 3 you have installed.
If you don't have Python 3 or have an older version, download Python 3.
Complete the installation process of Python 3.6+ by double clicking the Install Certificates.command file in your Applications > Python 3.6 folder.

Pip
Pip is a package management system built for software written in Python. We recommend updating to the most recent version of pip3.
In your terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal), type pip3 --version to see which version of pip you have installed.
If you do not have pip installed you can do so by typing curl https://bootstrap.pypa.io/get-pip.py | python3 into your terminal.
Update to the most recent version of pip3 with the command: pip3 install -U pip.

You will also need the following, provided by niolabs:

[info] Pubkeeper Server

A Pubkeeper Server Core binary: https://account.n.io/binaries/download (you'll need to agree to the license).


Installation

Open a terminal (Applications > Utilities > Terminal), and install nio using Python’s pip3 installer (substitute your filepath and binary filename below—the Xs represent the version of the binary):

pip3 install -U ~/Downloads/pubkeeper.server.core-X.X.X-py3-none-any.whl

You can test that Pubkeeper Server is correctly installed by running the following command:

which pk_server

If you don’t see a path to pk_server, follow these instructions to set your PATH in MacOS.

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