[Distutils] PEP 376 -- support for release versions?

Sridhar Ratnakumar sridharr at activestate.com
Mon Nov 9 22:45:29 CET 2009

On Mon, 09 Nov 2009 07:48:15 -0800, Piotr Ozarowski <ozarow at gmail.com>  

> [Sridhar Ratnakumar, 2009-11-05]
>> On Thu, 05 Nov 2009 13:03:45 -0800, Tarek Ziadé <ziade.tarek at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> If I understand correctly, ActiveState has its own releases of
>>> python-ldap repackaged in pypm files,
>>> and has several releases per python-ldap versions.
>> Correct. Much like what Linux distributions (like debian) do.
> Debian revision is used only in .deb, .egg-info or __version__ is not
> changed.

Same with PyPM. Which is why release numbers need to be stored elsewhere.  
Given the current design/proposals - what makes sense to me now is to  
store it in .egg-info/PyPM.txt.


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