[Numpy-discussion] Adding a hex version like PY_VERSION_HEX
matti.picus at gmail.com
Sun Oct 7 02:24:22 EDT 2018
On 05/10/18 11:46, Jerome Kieffer wrote:
> On Fri, 5 Oct 2018 11:31:20 +0300
> Matti Picus <matti.picus at gmail.com> wrote:
>> In PR 12074 https://github.com/numpy/numpy/pull/12074 I propose adding a
>> function `version.get_numpy_version_as_hex()` which returns a hex value
>> to represent the current NumPy version MAJOR.MINOR.MICRO where
>> v = hex(MAJOR << 24 | MINOR << 16 | MICRO)
> We use it in our code and it is a good practice, much better then 0.9.0>0.10.0 !
> We added some support for dev, alpha, beta, RC and final versions in
Thanks. I think at this point I will change the proposal to
v = hex(MAJOR << 24 | MINOR << 16 | MICRO << 8)
which leaves room for future enhancement with "release level" and "serial" as the lower bits.
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