[Distutils] PEP440: >1.7 vs >=1.7

Marcus Smith qwcode at gmail.com
Sun Dec 28 19:20:34 CET 2014

> >
> > * 1.7.1 matches >1.7 (previously it did not)
> This sounds like a straight up bug fix in the packaging module to me - the
> PEP 440 zero padding should apply to *all* checks, not just to equality
> checks, as you can't sensibly compare release segments with different
> numbers of elements.
OK.  to be clear, I guess you really didn't follow the previous thread?
I specifically raised the concern over 1.7.1 not matching >1.7 (in the
current implementation), but most people were arguing it was a logical
interpretation of PEP440.

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