[Distutils] dev versions
floris.bruynooghe at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 01:20:10 CEST 2009
On Thu, Oct 08, 2009 at 04:41:25PM -0500, Ian Bicking wrote:
> So after creating, say, version 0.3.1, I always mark a package as 0.3.2dev.
> But this is annoying, you might never create a version 0.3.2 (e.g., 0.4
> might be the next level).
> So, it would be better to use something like 0.3.1~dev. What is considered
> best practice for this? Ideally something that works with both Setuptools
> and the upcoming Distribute version spec.
The verlib  aka PEP 386 way as currently proposed is to use
0.3.1.post123 to do count away from releases (i.e. "post-releases").
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