[openbiblio-dev] Mercurial Dependencies for Version info in Python Packages

Rufus Pollock rufus.pollock at okfn.org
Tue Jul 6 20:51:24 UTC 2010

On 6 July 2010 17:14, William Waites <william.waites at okfn.org> wrote:
> This just came up on IRC, Rufus suggested bringing it up
> on the list.


> This makes pretty version numbers as in,
> Finished processing dependencies for ordf==
> If there's a tag for the current version it will use that (so no
> minor version, changeset hash)
> Is this a terrible idea?

I think this is a great idea -- as long as its optional (I didn't
realize it was an optional dependency btw). BTW setuptools has had a
tag-svn-revision option for a while (but I don't think it extends to
other vcs-es).


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