[Distutils] different python versions in one buildout?!

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon Aug 30 19:06:13 CEST 2010

Gary Poster wrote:
>> It's not like I want my system matplotlib in one part and a locally failing-horribly buildout-installed matplotlib in another part.
> No, but single buildouts are used to install different sections with entirely different requirements, including different Python versions.

This feels like needless complexity to me.

If a different python is needed, it should be in its own buildout.
If you need to bundle a bunch of buildouts together because of this, use 
a recipe that runs "sub buildouts" in a separate process...


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