[Distutils] [buildout] selectively excluding site-packages

Sridhar Ratnakumar sridharr at activestate.com
Fri Mar 19 19:38:33 CET 2010

On 2010-03-19, at 10:59 AM, John Griessen wrote:

> How do you best use buildout to
> "simply use a system Python without site-packages at all"? 

What I do, as a workaround till buildout officially supports it, is to do this every time I run buildout:

  $ mv ..../site-packages ..../site-packages.oow
  $ bin/buildout
  $ mv ..../site-packages.oow ..../site-packages


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