[Distutils] bootstrap.py doesn't work offline?

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Dec 5 17:14:34 CET 2008

Tarek Ziade wrote:
> Since bootstrap is also used to create directories inside the buildout 
> or simply, to link your buildout to another
> interpreter, we wanted it to work with or without an internet 
> connection. (because you might want to run it again when you deploy
> a source buildout at your customer in an existing python environment)

Indeed, any chance you could merge these changes back into "the 
definitive" bootstrap.py?

Configurable location for the eggs would be good, would be great if it 
could respect [buildout] egg-directory...



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