[Distutils] Merging buildout-versions in buildout

Ralf Schmitt ralf at systemexit.de
Fri Jan 11 10:32:45 CET 2013

Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> writes:

> - print the versions picked for any packages (as opposed to being
> specified by the buildout), in a format compatible with being pasted
> into buildout.cfg's versions section. This should happen by default.
> (when *wouldn't* you want this to be shown?)


> * I have to admit to currently thinking hard about migrating away from
> buildout; its development has been hampered by people with not enough
> time trying to solve hard problems, the dropping of Windows support
> (yeah, I hate windows too, but its still used enough that I need to
> support it, unfortunately I'm not competent enough to help with
> development *of* buildout on Windows). That said, I don't know that
> pip/virtualenv would be any better.

The output of "git log --grep windows" shows some windows related
commits back in october. This doesn't look like Windows support is
being dropped.

So, will buildout support windows?


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