[Distutils] [buildout] windows/jenkins annoyance

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Sun Jan 20 00:39:42 CET 2013

On 19/01/2013 23:38, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> Even worse, doing so causes an infinite loop of restarts on Mac OS X, as a
>> result of the setuptools that ships with the OS versions of python:
>> http://jenkins.simplistix.co.uk/job/testfixtures-buildout/168/PYTHON=2.7,label=mac/console
> System Python suck.  (Mac OS X's Python is especially egregious
> because -S won't even
> hide extras.)

yeah, I was wrapping them in virtualenvs, but this causes problems for 
tox in that virtualenv doesn't work well when a virtualenv is used as 
the "real python" :-(

> But I'll look at this anyway, as infinite restarts aren't cool.



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