setuptools-scm 8.1.0


the blessed package to manage your versions by scm tags

the blessed package to manage your versions by scm tags

Stars: 828, Watchers: 828, Forks: 212, Open Issues: 87

The pypa/setuptools_scm repo was created 8 years ago and the last code push was Yesterday.
The project is popular with 828 github stars!

How to Install setuptools_scm

You can install setuptools_scm using pip

pip install setuptools_scm

or add it to a project with poetry

poetry add setuptools_scm

Package Details

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GitHub Repo:


  • Software Development/Libraries
  • Software Development/Version Control
  • System/Software Distribution
  • Utilities
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Code Examples

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GitHub Issues

The setuptools_scm package has 87 open issues on GitHub

  • Add feature to ignore dirty state
  • git list_files hides freshly added files due to archive not knowing them yet
  • Add pre-commit hook to update editable install versions
  • Building using a pyproject.toml results in version being
  • Add option to specify the version via PEP 517 config_settings
  • Git archives full support
  • Request: adding type hints and py.typed to setuptools_scm

See more issues on GitHub

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