[Distutils] Requirent specifiers specified? :)

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Jun 22 17:52:15 CEST 2006

At 07:17 AM 6/22/2006 -0400, Jim Fulton wrote:

>On Jun 21, 2006, at 5:11 PM, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>>"""Requirement strings basically consist of a distribution name, an
>>optional list of "options" (more on this in a moment), and a comma- 
>>separated list of zero or more version conditions. Version
>>conditions basically specify ranges of valid versions, using
>>comparison operators. The version conditions you supply are sorted
>>into ascending version order, and then scanned left to right until
>>the package's version falls between a pair of > or >= and < or <=
>>conditions, or exactly matches a == or != condition."""
>I suppose that given:
>   <1.2, >1.3
>there is an implicit >-infinity and <infinity so that, for example,
>1.9 falls between the pair >1,3 and <infinity.


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