[Distutils] Reverse dependencies

Martin Aspeli optilude at gmx.net
Sun May 13 19:11:30 CEST 2007

Phillip J. Eby wrote:
> At 05:00 PM 5/13/2007 +0100, Martin Aspeli wrote:
>> But is there any support for such declarative "reverse" dependencies?
> Sort of, in a very limited way.  You'll get a version compatibility 
> error if you depend on say, Plone<3 and your dependency depends on 
> Plone>=3.1, for example.  But there's no backtracking to resolve 
> this, so the minute it happens your installation is basically dead 
> until you get rid of the problematic package.

Comforting. :-)

Do you think it'd be a useful feature? I realise it may not be 
immediately trivial to add. ;)


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