[Distutils] Deployment with setuptools: a basket-of-eggs approach

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Apr 12 19:29:33 CEST 2006

At 12:04 PM 4/12/2006 -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
>Yes, requiring a fixed version doesn't work in my experience.  Requiring
>a range should, i.e., >=1.5,<1.6.

You probably want "<1.6a", to avoid pre-releases.  It especially helps if 
you use a version number scheme that requires certain digits to be bumped 
when there's an API change.  For example, the above would always be a good 
idea if the minor release number indicates API changes.

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