• better errorhandling if virualenv is not installed on debian systems.
  • bootstrape --dev to create an ape container using the development version from github.
  • place a file called initenv in APE_ROOT_DIR to customize shell environment. The file is sourced on activape.
  • spl containers may use their own virtualenv. ape looks for it in _lib/venv inside the CONTAINER_DIR.
  • added aperun script to activate a product and call a task in a single step (useful for scripts).
  • activape mysplcontainer:myproduct activates and zaps to mysplcontainer:myproduct in a single step.


  • be less verbose
  • cleanup environments properly
  • improved error propagation
  • made the info task a little bit nicer


  • first PyPI release


  • initial version