packaging: Core utilities for Python packages

Description

Core utilities for Python packages

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

21.3

install-requires.txt:

packaging >=18.0
# Trac #30975: packaging 20.5 is known to work but we have to silence "DeprecationWarning: Creating a LegacyVersion"

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install packaging

macports: install the following packages: py-packaging

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  python3-packaging

See https://repology.org/project/packaging/versions, https://repology.org/project/python:packaging/versions

However, these system packages will not be used for building Sage because using Python site-packages is not supported by the Sage distribution; see trac ticket #29023