[Distutils] Unable to install packages after specifying package version

P.J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Dec 8 05:02:06 CET 2010

At 04:04 PM 12/7/2010 +0530, devyan parmar wrote:

>On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 10:14 PM, P.J. Eby 
><<mailto:pje at telecommunity.com>pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
>At 04:25 PM 12/3/2010 +0530, devyan parmar wrote:
>i am trying to install package from my packageserver using PIP.
>for example:
>m trying
>/bin/pip install 
>"2.4.12b" is the version of my package but in package server it is 
>going as "2.4.12b_1" extra part in version is nothing but a build 
>number which getting generated from hudson JOB.
>is setuptool avoids extra build number which goes with my pcakage version ??
>  No.  That's why it's not being found.  Ask for 
> "package_name==2.4.12b-1" instead.
>Is there  any way to avoid the extra hudson build number which is 
>coming with my package version ??

Er, don't put it in there?

>  coz i need that build number to check which package build test got 
> failed...and issue is in package/setup.py i am specifying only 
> versions of dependent package.

Don't use '==', then, use '>='.

>and pip install is looking for only those particular version package 
>in package server, but finds hudson build number attached with 
>package version which is mismatching with setup.py install requires .
>can you help me how version is getting identified from the package 
>by setuptools.??
>Thanks Regards
>devyan parmar

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