Installing rx

The easiest way to install rx is from pip:

$ pip install run-rx

rx also requires rsync to run, make sure you have it installed:

$ which rsync

If not, check out its website or your favorite package manager to install.

Upgrading rx

The rx server checks the client version on every command. If a more recent version of the client is required, rx will print an error message asking you to upgrade, e.g.:

Version 0.0.7 required (got 0.0.4)

Upgrade to the latest version with `pip install --upgrade run-rx`

You can upgrade anytime with:

pip install --upgrade run-rx

rx source code

Running from source

You can also check out the source code for rx on GitHub. You will need to install dependencies and then generate the protobufs with:

$ pip install requirements_dev.txt
$ python -m grpc_tools.protoc -I. \
  --python_out=. --pyi_out=. --grpc_python_out=. \

Then use:

$ python -m rx <standard rx arguments and/or flags>

Running tests

To run tests, install the dev requirements and then use the proided script:

$ pip install -r requirements_dev.txt
$ python