[Distutils] buildout pinning versions and egg requires

Benji York benji at benjiyork.com
Fri Jan 14 16:17:00 CET 2011

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 10:07 AM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> On 13/01/2011 14:27, Benji York wrote:
>> On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 6:38 PM, Maurits van Rees
>> <m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl>  wrote:
>>> Op 12-01-11 23:33, Jeff Kunce schreef:
>>>> I'm having trouble pinning versions in my buildout.  It looks like
>>>> "requires.txt" for the recipe eggs are overriding what I specify in
>>>> versions.cfg.
>>> Looks like you have a typo in the version pin: it should be Zope2 with a
>>> capital 'Z'.
>> Adding allow-picked-versions = false to your [buildout] section can help
>> keep this from happening.
> Yeah, but that only tells you one problem for each run, which is kinda
> annoying ;-)

When used to find unspecified versions it is indeed annoying (and I'm
sure buildout-versions is good at that).

But that's not what I was suggesting.  I was suggesting
allow-picked-versions be used to ensure that there are no dependencies
without specified versions.
Benji York

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