[Distutils] Setuptools' goal in rpm/deb-based systems

Matthias Urlichs smurf at smurf.noris.de
Mon Jan 2 08:45:28 CET 2006


Phillip J. Eby:
> FYI, unless there's some policy preventing it, you can use the current SVN 
> snapshot as a basis for a Debian package of setuptools.

At the moment (i.e., with no release due soon), Debian Sid should be
happy with that.

> pre-release tags.  If all else fails, you could treat it as
> "0.6a8-r41780" instead, which might be a more compatible numbering
> approach.
Debian Unstable supports "0.6a9~r41780" as a way to state earlier-than-

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