[PEAK] Accessing PKG-INFO at runtime

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Thu Sep 18 09:49:10 EDT 2008

At 01:08 AM 9/18/2008 -0700, Pavel Repin wrote:
>Is there a recommended way to obtain version information of an 
>executing application?
>For instance, if my application script wants to write a log message 
>containing its own version, I'd like to get the version info stored 
>in its PKG-INFO file.
>Hopefully, this runtime version info access method should work both 
>in developer mode for apps installed with "setup.py develop" 
>command, and when running them as eggs installed with easy_install script.
>Any ideas?

Something like pkg_resources.require('MyProjectName')[0].version should work.

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