[Distutils] "buildout-versions" not showing pinned versions

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Aug 17 17:12:31 CEST 2011

On 17/08/2011 05:40, Fred Drake wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 10:14 PM, Chris Withers<chris at simplistix.co.uk>  wrote:
>> *Why* are you pinning in the eggs line?
> At Zope, we've had to do this when different processes constructed by a build
> had to use different versions of libraries.  buildout-versions aside, it's not
> that unusual a case.

Indeed, I believe I did explain that usecase ;-)

Myself, I'd just use multiple buildouts, and I don't think I've ever 
bumped into the situation you're describing, but nonetheless, if you've 
pinned the version some other way, then buildout-versions won't tell you 
that it hasn't been pinned...



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