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uv pip install --exclude-newer example (via) A neat new feature of the uv pip install command is the --exclude-newer option, which can be used to avoid installing any package versions released after the specified date.

Here's a clever example of that in use from the typing_extensions packages CI tests that run against some downstream packages:

uv pip install --system -r test-requirements.txt --exclude-newer $(git show -s --date=format:'%Y-%m-%dT%H:%M:%SZ' --format=%cd HEAD)

They use git show to get the date of the most recent commit (%cd means commit date) formatted as an ISO timestamp, then pass that to --exclude-newer.