On 28. 08. 20 20:31, Ankur Sinha wrote:
Is anyone working with python packages that use versioneer? My
primary issue here is that upstream does not include tests in the pypi
tars, but because they use versioneer and it does all sorts of "magic":
- it is non trivial to figure out what untagged commit on Github matches
the latest pypi tar release
- even if one does manage to locate the commit, if we use the GitHub
archives, versioneer cannot get the version information from them:
Does any one have any ideas here? I've requested upstream to include
tests in the pypi tars, but a way of forcing versioneer to provide the
correct version would be really nice.
I remember it was but it was extremely hard to use anything but the sdist when
hacking on nb2plots. See:
Overall, versioneer behaves very badly when you try to bend it for RPM
packaging. Also, it appears upstream dead and this particular issue is not
I'd ask upstream if they could consider using setuptools_scm instead.