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Automated software version generator and replacer based on `` as its format.

Project description

Automatically generates new software version stamp as format.

Install, update & uninstall (Alpha)

Use pip to install, upgrade & uninstall:

pip install datestamp

pip install --upgrade datestamp

pip uninstall datestamp


# ./
from datestamp import stamp

      version=stamp('package_name'),            # '2020.2.9'
      # version=stamp('package_name', 'rc1'),   # '2020.2.9rc1'


# ./pyproject.toml
requires = ["datestamp"]

# ./
from datestamp import stamp

      version=stamp('package_name'),            # '2020.2.9'
      # version=stamp('package_name', 'rc1'),   # '2020.2.9rc1'


  • Make sure to pre-install datestamp before running python3 .... This is only required for publishers, for users it will be auto installed through setup_requires=['datestamp']
  • New version stamp is only generated when you are ready to publish your project by python3 sdist or current version date is used.
  • When new date is generated at setup(version=stamp(...)) it also replaces __version__ line with __version__ = '2020.2.9' in file.
  • Works for One-Off script file as well like package itself.
  • If for some reason you can’t pre-install datestamp you can include file besides your and import it that way. Also don’t forget to include in if you know the user installing your package does not have access t


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