[Distutils] [buildout] selectively excluding site-packages

Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Sat Mar 20 18:39:15 CET 2010

On Fri, Mar 19, 2010 at 12:59:01PM -0500, John Griessen wrote:
> Suppose I'm starting fresh, (newbie at this, but wanting stability and
> new features).  How do you best use buildout to "simply use a system
> Python without site-packages at all"?

I'm using virtualenv to isolate my buildouts from site-packages:

  virtualenv --no-site-packages venv
  venv/bin/python bootstrap.py

After step 2 you can forget that you have a virtualenv and use buildout

Marius Gedminas
The *REAL* Y2K is the year 2048.
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