[Distutils] Importing non-default versions (was Re: Annoucing distribute project

Phillip J. Eby pje at telecommunity.com
Wed Sep 24 19:40:37 CEST 2008


At 04:16 PM 9/24/2008 +0200, Matthias Klose wrote:
>  - os distributors usually try to minimize the versions they include,
>    trying to just ship one version.  This single version is installed
>    with --single-version-externally-managed, so that it can be
>    imported without any pkg_resouces magic and fiddling with pth
>    files. Unfortunately then it is not possible to use/import another
>    version using pkg_resources.

Can we resolve this by simply documenting the __requires__ "feature"?



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