[Distutils] [buildout] windows/jenkins annoyance

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sun Jan 20 00:38:05 CET 2013

On Sat, Jan 19, 2013 at 6:11 PM, Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk> wrote:
> On 19/01/2013 22:54, Chris Withers wrote:
>> On 19/01/2013 21:16, Jim Fulton wrote:
>>> Another option would be to pin setuptools in your buildout.cfg to
>>> avoid the
>>> upgrade.
>> Just a note to say that this didn't work:
>> http://jenkins.simplistix.co.uk/job/testfixtures-buildout/PYTHON=2.7,label=windows/167/console
> 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.)

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


Jim Fulton
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