[Distutils] Parallel installation of incompatible versions

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Tue Mar 19 18:22:20 CET 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 6:04 PM, Nick Coghlan <ncoghlan at gmail.com> wrote:
> pkg_resources.requires() is our only current solution for parallel
> installation of incompatible versions.

Well, one of them.  Buildout is another.

At a lower level, self-contained things (eggs, wheels, jars,
Mac .app directories) is the solution.  requires() and buildout
are just higher-level applications.


Jim Fulton

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