[Distutils] buildout in offline mode - install receipts also from cache?
jim at zope.com
Sun Jan 20 19:36:49 CET 2013
On Sat, Jan 12, 2013 at 7:11 PM, Philippe Ombredanne
<pombredanne at nexb.com> wrote:
> IMHO it is not possible today to bootstrap and buildout offline. Anyone with
> a better story there?
To peal this a bit further.
- It's definitely possible to buildout in offline mode if you already have
the distributions you need installed in your eggs or develop-eggs
- It's not possible to bootstrap buildout with the regular bootstrap script
without doing network access.
You could certainly arrange a custom bootstrap script that installed
from a local cache, but you can't use offline mode, which is really
You could conceivably arrange to bootstrap in offline mode if you
pre-populated your eggs directory with buildout and setuptools/distribute
eggs, but this is splitting hairs.
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