[Biopython-dev] [Biopython] Switching to PEP440 compliant versioning for our development code

Peter Cock p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 24 14:44:30 UTC 2016

On Fri, Jun 24, 2016 at 3:10 PM, Peter Cock <p.j.a.cock at googlemail.com> wrote:
> In support of Eric's suggestion, changing "<current_version>+"
> to use "<next_version>.dev" avoids the PEP440 warning if building
> a wheel during development but gives "<next_version>.dev0" in
> the wheel filename, e.g.:
> dist/biopython-1.68.dev0-cp27-cp27m-win32.whl
> dist/biopython-1.68.dev0-cp34-cp34m-win32.whl
> However, we don't plan to ever circulate development wheels
> (other perhaps to specific users to help with testing bug fixes
> or to debug something).
> Peter

Correction - there's a different warning, also seen with
"python setup.py build",

.../site-packages/setuptools/dist.py:285: UserWarning: Normalizing
'1.68.dev' to '1.68.dev0'


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