[Distutils] Buildout 1.6 release tomorrow

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Aug 15 02:26:53 CEST 2012

On Tue, Aug 14, 2012 at 7:29 PM, Alex Clark <aclark at aclark.net> wrote:
> On 8/14/12 4:58 PM, Reinout van Rees wrote:
>> On 13-08-12 23:31, Alex Clark wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> Please weigh in now if you have any serious concerns re: a Buildout 1.6
>>> release, as described here:
>> The only thing: make sure the 1.4.4 buildout + special bootstrap file
>> keeps working. The one that prevents 1.5.x from being used.
>> I suspect a 1.6 buildout won't break it, but I thought I'd mention it
>> just to make sure :-)
> I have no idea what that means :-) (I use 1.5.2) Can you explain? There is a
> corresponding bootstrap.py file with each release, IIUC. If the "special
> bootstrap file" is the bootstrap.py that was released with 1.4.4, then I
> understand. Otherwise, I probably don't. It certainly seems reasonable that
> a 1.4.x release was made containing "prophylactics" for 1.5.x… and without
> looking I'm guessing those prophylactics entail primarily specifying the
> correct URL to download the 1.4.4 distribution?

And some other things.  I good way to test this would be to put 1.6 in
your download cache (before uploading it), bootstrap 1.4 and make sure
it doesn't upgrade itself to 1.5.


Jim Fulton
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