[Distutils] pre-release versioning problems with sdist, bdist_rpm, bdist_debian

Tarek Ziadé ziade.tarek at gmail.com
Fri Jan 9 09:36:36 CET 2009

On Fri, Jan 9, 2009 at 2:12 AM, Gerry Reno <greno at verizon.net> wrote:
> The problem is that there appears to be no way to get a coordinated behavior
> between 'sdist' and 'bdist_rpm' as far as version and release strings are
> concerned that will satisfy both tarballs and bdist packages.

If I understand your problem correclty, if sdist would simply
concatenate the version string and
the release string to use it as a "source version" when it starts to work,
you would be able to work things out ?


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