[Numpy-discussion] Version numbers again

Albert Strasheim fullung at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 17:50:13 CDT 2006


Hello all

Another +1. When I build a Windows installer, I get:

numpy-1.0b2.dev2915.win32-py2.4.exe

This tells me everything I want to know.

Regards,

Albert

> -----Original Message-----
> From: numpy-discussion-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net [mailto:numpy-
> discussion-bounces at lists.sourceforge.net] On Behalf Of Sasha
> Sent: 27 July 2006 21:26
> To: Andrew Straw
> Cc: Travis Oliphant; numpy-discussion
> Subject: Re: [Numpy-discussion] Version numbers again
> 
> On 7/27/06, Andrew Straw <strawman at astraw.com> wrote:
> [snip]
> > The one system that I
> > suggest we really try to work with out-of-the-box, however, is
> > setuptools, which, luckily, attached special meaning to ".dev" in a
> > release number, so that it sorts _before_ the release. (In setuptools
> > jargon, ".dev" is a pre-release tag. See
> > http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools#specifying-your-
> project-s-version
> > for more info.) In other words, with setuptools, 1.0b2.dev-r2891 sorts
> > after 1.0b1 and pre 1.0b2. If nothing else, this maintains greatest
> > consistency with what the current system, merely adding the ".dev-r"
> > prefix before the svn revision.
> 
> +1





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