[Distutils] Buildout not updating setuptools
jim at zope.com
Thu Jul 5 14:51:40 CEST 2007
On Jul 2, 2007, at 8:08 AM, Graham Stratton wrote:
Sorry to take so long to reply. I needed to find time to try to
> Hi, I'm having a problem with buildout.
> My system has setuptools 0.6c5 installed. The buildout bootstrap.py
> doesn't install the latest version,
No, It will use the existing setuptools installation if there is one.
> and nor does running bin/buildout. The
> result is that the Routes install fails with
> The required version of setuptools (>=0.6c6) is not available, ...
I tried to reproduce this, but was unable to.
> The problem seems to be that bootstrap.py creates a link for
> setuptools in
> develop-eggs. Why would that be?
Is your existing installation of setuptools a develop egg? Buildout
always prefers develop eggs that satisfies a requirement, so if you
started with a develop egg of setuptools, it won't be upgraded to a
later version unless you specifially request one.
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