[Distutils] version scheme: a case for dropping ".devNNN" and ".postNNN"

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Jun 11 23:16:18 CEST 2009

At 01:38 PM 6/11/2009 -0700, Trent Mick wrote:
>- when I specify a dependency against a particular build_number of a
>package, I don't care if that build_number happened to be a released
>version or a dev version

However, to specify that dependency you're going to need a way to 
represent the build number as part of a requirement string, at which 
point we're right back where we started.

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