Development Guidelines

This repository is part of the Dask projects. General development guidelines including where to ask for help, a layout of repositories, testing practices, and documentation and style standards are available at the Dask developer guidelines in the main documentation.


After setting up an environment as described in the Dask developer guidelines you can clone this repository with git:

git clone

and install it from source:

cd dask-mpi
python install


Test using pytest:

py.test dask_mpi --verbose

Build docs

To build docs site after cloning and installing from sources use:

cd dask-mpi/docs
make html

Output will be placed in build directory. Required dependencies for building docs can be found in dask-mpi/docs/environment.yml.