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  • Protect your code with our flagship software licensing API. Add fine-grained license entitlements, restrict upgrades to specific version ranges, enforce license activation limits, and more.
  • Use our software distribution API as a private package store. Securely distribute your private Python repository to licensed users, installable with pip install.

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export KEYGEN_LICENSE_KEY='C1B6DE-39A6E3-DE1529-8559A0-4AF593-V3'
cat ./requirements.txt
--index-url https://license:${KEYGEN_LICENSE_KEY}
pip install -r requirements.txt
# => Collecting example==1.0.0
# => Downloading example-1.0.0.tar.gz (335 kB)
# => |████████████████████████████████| 335 kB 9.6 MB/s
# => Building wheels for collected packages: example
# => Building wheel for example ( ... done
# => Created wheel for example: filename=example-1.0.0-py3-none-any.whl size=360812
# => Stored in directory: /pip/wheels/fa/12/21/ffb9a123ac350ce41c003077e595b1ab2eeafebc1b2b88a564
# => Successfully built example
# => Successfully installed example-1.0.0

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