[Distutils] buildout/setuptools setup_requires and test_requires

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed May 20 10:07:32 CEST 2009

Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Chris Withers wrote:
>> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>>>> BUT, one thing I have noticed so far is that after running buildout, I 
>>>> end up with eggs for Paste, PasteDeploy and PasteScript in 
>>>> pylons_buildout/myproject, which is wrong.
>>> Everything in setup_requires and test_requires is installed there, 
>> Why?
>>> and
>>> buildout can't prevent that. 
>> Again, why?
> setuptools internals do that, and buildout has no influence over that as
> far as I know. If you want to discuss that distutils-sig is the right
> list.

Sorry, still not sure I follow you... Are you saying that any packages 
specified in setup_requires and test_requires will be installed in the 
path of the package that specified them rather than the same location as 
all other eggs?

If so, that would seem to be a bug, no?


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