vcversioner: Python build system extension to obtain package version from version control

Description

Write a setup.py with no version information specified, and vcversioner will find a recent, properly-formatted VCS tag and extract a version from it.

License

Python Software Foundation License

Upstream Contact

Home page: https://pypi.python.org/pypi/vcversioner/

Dependencies

Python, Setuptools

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

2.16.0.0.p0

install-requires.txt:

vcversioner >=2.16.0.0

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

$ conda install vcversioner

macports: install the following packages: py-vcversioner

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install python3-vcversioner

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