Re: devel/py-setuptools_scm >= 7.0.0

From: Matthew Seaman <>
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2023 16:50:37 UTC
On 15/03/2023 13:17, Charlie Li wrote:
> Matthew Seaman wrote:
>> Currently the ports has devel/py-setuptools_scm at version 6.4.2, but 
>> I'm seeing some python packages now wanting setup_tools_scm >= 7.0.0
>> Now, setuptools_scm is widely depended upon by many python packages, 
>> and updating it over a major version boundary would probably cause all 
>> sorts of problems.
>> So, does anyone have any objections to my creating a 
>> devel/py-setuptools_scm7 port for the latest version, currently 7.1.0?
> Hard object. The delta is minor at best for ports, as we're only using 
> it to "dynamically" fill in version metadata on the Python package side.
> I have 7.1.0 working locally, PEP-517-ified and all.

You do?  That's great news.  If there's anything I can do to help it 
land, let me know.

Thank you for the work you've been putting into the python build