Update get_package_version() to include the short milestone tags.
Review Request #11475 — Created Feb. 19, 2021 and submitted
get_package_version()method has returned
alpha/beta versions as, say,
Python packages use
which leads to a warning every time we build a package. Worse, that
difference means we can't reliably call this function to get a suitable
verison string for matching a package filename.
This change updates this method to use the shortened
Built a package and saw the correct filename, without warnings.
Used this in an upcoming change to correctly match a generated package