Add-on for zest.releaser for releasing qgis plugins

## qgispluginreleaser

Add-on for zest.releaser for releasing QGIS plugins.

Zest.releaser can be extended, see its entrypoints documentation.

What we do:

• We hook into the “release” step and create a zipfile with a version number and copy it to the current directory. You can scp it to a server afterwards.

• In the “prerelease” and “postrelease” steps we change the version number in the (mandatory) QGIS metadata.txt file.

Note: a QGIS plugin doesn’t have a setup.py, so you’ll need to add a version.txt or version.rst or VERSION file so that zest.releaser recognizes the current directory as a releasable project and so that it can find the version number somewhere. Simply put the version number (“1.2”) by itself on the first line. A newline at the end is fine.

### Installation

You’ll have to install it globally (or in a custom virtualenv) as qgis plugins normally don’t have a full python setup.

The plugin checks whether there’s a metadata.txt (lowercase) with a qgisMinimumVersion string inside it. If found, the plugin runs. Otherwise it stays out of the way. So it should be safe to install globally.

## Credits

• Reinout van Rees started this library.

## Changelog of qgispluginreleaser

### 1.1 (2020-05-25)

• Allow the metadata.txt to also be one subdirectory deeper.

### 1.0 (2017-06-20)

• Use the codecs package in conjunction with “utf8” to read and write files.

### 0.2 (2016-02-01)

• Qgis expects zip filenames to use a dot as name/version separator instead of a dash. We now create the zipfile with a dot instead.

### 0.1 (2016-01-19)

• Initial project structure created with nensskel.

• Changing versions in metadata.txt in the prerelease/postrelease step.

• Creating a zipfile (with version number in the filename) automatically in the release step. Note that you must answer “yes” to the “checkout a tag?” question.

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