[Distutils] Distribute and zc.buildout + bootstraping file names + release/branches roadmap

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Thu Aug 6 17:25:14 CEST 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
>> http://zope3.pov.lt/trac/changeset/102544
> You also need to patch zc.buildout.Buildout class, that has some harcoded calls
> to setuptools installation (like in the bootstrap method)

I've jsut made a bunch of changes to easy_install.py, buildout.py and 
egg.pyin r102547, can you see anything I missed?

>> When a distribute egg gets released, I'll try running these tests and see
>> what happens...
> You should be able to use nightly.ziade.org/ as an egg source in the
> test fixture

How do I do that?

> In any case, like Jim proposed, being able to pick setuptools *or* distribute
> eg removing the hardcoded installation sounds like a good idea

...but it's a lot more work.


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