> I'm trying to update my experimental ZODB Debian package to 3.4.0a1. The
> new change of having version numbers hard-coded in file paths within the
> source package (e.g. Dependencies/BTrees-ZODB3-3.4.0a1) is very
Not really new: for ZODB it started with 3.3b1, last June. Same kind of
deal with Zope3 too.
> This means that any patch to the upstream source I try to maintain will
> surely not apply cleanly on each new release, because file paths will
> have changed. I've never seen this kind of practice in a source package.
> Would you please remove the version numbers from these paths?
You have to talk to Jim (Fulton) about this; it comes with using zpkg:
BTW, don't you install ("setup.py install") ZODB? There shouldn't be any
paths containing version numbers in the installed tree.
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