[Distutils] Unexpected VersionConflict

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 23:41:06 CEST 2013

On 10 August 2013 04:06, PJ Eby <pje at telecommunity.com> wrote:
> Probably a better way would be to change the version resolution
> algorithm to be less "greedy", and simply rule out unacceptable
> versions as the process goes along, then picking the most recent
> versions left when everything necessary has been eliminated.
> (Ideally, such an algorithm would still track which distributions had
> the conflicting requirements, though.)

The part I find most surprising is the fact that pkg_resources ignores
sys.path order entirely when choosing between multiple acceptable


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