[Distutils] different python versions in one buildout?!

Godefroid Chapelle gotcha at bubblenet.be
Thu Sep 2 15:05:34 CEST 2010


Le 02/09/10 14:53, Jim Fulton a écrit :
> On Thu, Sep 2, 2010 at 6:39 AM, Godefroid Chapelle<gotcha at bubblenet.be>  wrote:
>>
>> I am developing vimpdb which I obviously want to be compatible with multiple
>> python versions.
>>
>> I was planning to write  a single buildout to build the various testrunners.
>
> I encourage you to try it and see how it works for you, and report back.

I will.

>
> I've done this in the past, but:
>
> - It was awkward for other developers who didn't have the same versions of
>    Python installed and who didn't generally have the mind set to try to
>    actively develop against multiple versions simultaneously.
>
> - The fact that the recipes all run in the buildout process, and thus
>    with whatever version of buildout was used, led to odd errors. For
>    example the zc.testrunner recipe had (maybe still has) trouble
>    generating test scripts for target Python versions different than what
>    it was run with. (It didn't always have this problem.)

Thanks for that information

>
> Jim

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