[Distutils] Merging buildout-versions in buildout

Eric V. Smith eric at trueblade.com
Fri Jan 11 23:19:57 CET 2013

On 1/11/2013 5:10 PM, Maurits van Rees wrote:
> Op 11-01-13 14:54, Eric V. Smith schreef:
>> I don't get the use case where you write to a file that's included
>> automatically by buildout (be that buildout.cfg or versions.cfg, or
>> whatever). Isn't that the same as just not specifying any pinned
>> versions?
> I don't use this, but supposedly that file is under version control and
> you will commit the changes so there are no unpinned versions the next
> time you run buildout.
> So: at some point all your packages are pinned.  Then you add a package
> in your buildoud config, run buildout, and you commit the extra package
> plus the automatically added version pin, including pins for any extra
> dependencies pulled in.

Ah, I get it. Thanks.


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