[openstack-dev] Cross distribution talks on Friday

Thomas Goirand zigo at debian.org
Tue Dec 23 07:13:11 UTC 2014

On 11/11/2014 12:46 AM, Donald Stufft wrote:
>> On Nov 10, 2014, at 11:43 AM, Adam Young <ayoung at redhat.com> wrote:
>> On 11/01/2014 06:51 PM, Alan Pevec wrote:
>>>> %install
>>>> export OSLO_PACKAGE_VERSION=%{version}
>>>> %{__python} setup.py install -O1 --skip-build --root %{buildroot}
>>>> Then everything should be ok and PBR will become your friend.
>>> Still not my friend because I don't want a _build_ tool as runtime dependency :)
>>> e.g. you don't ship make(1) to run C programs, do you?
>>> For runtime, only pbr.version part is required but unfortunately
>>> oslo.version was abandoned.
>>> Cheers,
>>> Alan
>> Perhaps we need a top level Python Version library, not Oslo?  Is there such a thing?  Seems like it should not be something specific to OpenStack
> What does pbr.version do?

Basically, the same as pkg-resources. Therefore I don't really
understand the need for it... Am I missing something?


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