[Distutils] Downloading betas?

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Oct 7 14:58:28 CEST 2008

On Oct 7, 2008, at 5:41 AM, skip at pobox.com wrote:

> I have been using ZODB 3.6.0 for SpamBayes for awhile.  I noticed  
> today that
> ZODB 3.8.0 is available from PyPI, so I ran
>    easy_install -U ZODB3
> It determined that 3.8.1b8 was the "best" match.  Why didn't it stop  
> with
> 3.8.0 instead of installing a version which was clearly marked as  
> beta?  Is
> there a way to tell it, "don't do that"?

No. Note that buildout has a prefer-final option to prefer final  
releases over non-final releases.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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