[Qgis-developer] Version number in plugin path?

Tim Sutton tim at linfiniti.com
Sun Nov 2 10:36:38 EST 2008


This sounds like a good idea to me too - it will also let people use
multiple versions of QGIS on their machines...(ignoring other issues
like project file versioning etc).



2008/11/2 Barry Rowlingson <b.rowlingson at lancaster.ac.uk>:
> Given the API changes between 0.11 and 1.0, wouldn't it be sensible to
> put the version number in plugin paths? So that plugins for 0.11 would
> be in ~user/.qgis/python/plugins/0.11/ and those for 1.0 would be in
> ~user/.qgis/python/plugins/1.0/?
> The granularity of the version number in the path only needs to match
> that of the api stability, so if the next api change is for 2.0, then
> there's probably no need to have a /1.1/ plugin folder.
> Just a thought. The R stats package does this and it works nicely.
> Barry
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