[Distutils] [buildout] is there a way to force re-install of a part?

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Sep 30 15:27:17 CEST 2009

Tres Seaver wrote:
>> I have a part using the djangorecipe part that stubbornly refuses to 
>> notice that I've changed an eggs dependencies or changed the stuff in 
>> the develop line of the [buildout] section.
>> I've tried "bin/buildout install djangopart" but this doesn't have any 
>> effect. The only way I've found to get the part to re-install is to 
>> change the options in the part, install, and then put the options back 
>> like I want them before re-installing :-(
>  $ rm -rf parts/djangopart; bin/buildout

Does anyone know if this is a problem with djangorecipe or buildout?

I only *remember* experiencing this with djangorecipe. If it *is* 
djangorecipe, anyone know what it's doing wrong? ;-)


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