4.1. Migrating from semver2 to semver3¶
This section describes the visible differences for users and how your code stays compatible for semver3. Some changes are backward incompatible.
Although the development team tries to make the transition to semver3 as smooth as possible, at some point change is inevitable.
For a more detailed overview of all the changes, refer to our Change Log.
4.1.1. Use Version instead of VersionInfo¶
VersionInfo has been renamed to
Version to have a more succinct name.
An alias has been created to preserve compatibility but
using the old name has been deprecated and will be removed
in future versions.
If you still need the old version, use this line:
from semver.version import Version as VersionInfo
4.1.2. Use semver.cli instead of semver¶
All functions related to CLI parsing are moved to
If you need such functions, like
import it from
semver.cli in the future:
from semver.cli import cmd_bump
4.1.3. Use semver.Version.is_valid instead of semver.Version.isvalid¶
The pull request PR #284 introduced the method
is_compatible(). To keep consistency, the development team
decided to rename the