[Distutils] SOLVED: bdist_rpm and pre-release python packages / eggs (was: pre-release versioning problems with sdist, bdist_rpm, bdist_debian)
greno at verizon.net
Thu Mar 12 02:52:34 CET 2009
Additionally, from a Python Distutils perspective, Distutils should
not be enforcing one distro's policy. There are RPM-based distro's that
DO NOT follow fedora's packaging policy. The software should only be
concerned with providing for the use of both the 'version' and 'release'
strings in all distribution targets. It should not concern itself with
HOW those fields are formatted.
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