Distutils, bdist_XXX, rpmbuild issues
bignose+hates-spam at benfinney.id.au
Thu Jan 8 03:36:54 CET 2009
Gerry Reno <greno at verizon.net> writes:
> We have an application, foo-5.0.0, and we want to put out some
> pre-release candidates for testing, so we set the version to
> "5.0.0_rc1" in setup.py.
That's where your problems start (as you no doubt surmised). If you
want version numbers to compare in a certain order, you should name
them so that the version string will trivially compare in that order.
> Has anyone managed to solve this issue or is distutils in need of
> some enhancement.
Surely the solution is to choose version strings that will compare
correctly without complicated algorithms?
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