Styles of version checking code in plugins?
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Thu Sep 17 07:15:33 BST 2009
2009/9/17 Russel Winder <russel.winder at concertant.com>:
> Is there an idiom for version checking code. bzr-svn, bzr-git, rebase
> all do it using a file info.py, gtk puts the data directly in
> __init__.py in a different way. The commonality of the first three is
> probably coincident with Jelmer being a primary author, but it raises
> the question of whether there is or should be a standard model followed
> by all plugins.
There is some discussion of it in
I don't know if we care where particularly they check it, though
ideally they would check before loading too much.
There are some bugs in
https://edge.launchpad.net/+search?field.text=bzr+plugins you might
want to comment on.
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