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develop command should not pin the distribution version precisely #439
When easy_install or pip installs console entry points (scripts), it does so by referencing the installed version of the package. The
However, it is common when developing a package that the version number will change, thereafter making the script references invalid (and causing errors when attempting to invoke those scripts).
Can you provide an example replicating this issue?
As I try to describe the issue, I realize I'm not even sure under what circumstances the issue occurs.
I should think that the version number in the metadata is generated when
This leads me to think the issue is only relevant if the user regenerates metadata, such as by running the