[Distutils] Local version identifiers from PEP 440 in practice

Maurits van Rees m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl
Wed Dec 17 01:17:21 CET 2014

Donald Stufft schreef op 17-12-14 01:05:
>> On Dec 16, 2014, at 6:53 PM, Maurits van Rees <m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl> wrote:
>> <words>
> Yea, it’s unfortunate that local versions don’t work prior to setuptools 8.0, but the
> older versions more or less escape everything that’s not alpha numeric and . and - to
> the - character so there’s only so much we can do with that.
> It’s correct that existing versions of pip do not support any new syntax with PEP 440,
> that will be part of pip 6.0 which I’m hoping to release this week. We were waiting on
> setuptools 8 to release with PEP 440 support and now we’re just making sure that setuptools
> is calmed down before releasing a pip 6.0.
> I agree with Paul, please file a bug for the local versions not working, they _should_
> work and it should be a release blocker for 6.0.



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