[Distutils] buildout.dumppickedversions and buildout_versions

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Fri Jan 4 14:03:12 CET 2013

On Fri, Jan 4, 2013 at 2:42 AM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
>> thing and http://packages.python.org/buildout_versions/index.html doesn't
>> state
>> what problem it solves.
> Try http://packages.python.org/buildout_versions/use.html

Right, that lacks the summary you previde below.

> The basic problems solved:
> - when un-pinned, non-developed packages are encountered, report the
> versions buildout ended up picking

As you get with buildout -v

> - if a file is specified (which can be buildout.cfg), append those those
> un-pinned versions to the end of that file

Got it.

> - if a python version is specified, blow up if a different version is used
> to run buildout.

That's an interesting one no one mentioned. :)


Jim Fulton
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