[Distutils] Buoldout2 e setup.py: install_requires ignored

Jim Fulton jim at jimfulton.info
Tue Sep 13 16:44:24 EDT 2016

On Tue, Sep 13, 2016 at 4:07 PM, Alessandro Dentella <sandro at e-den.it> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just migrated from buildout 1.7 to buildout 2.5. In this migration I
> stopped using a recipe that created a virtualenv as a part of
> buildout and I now use an external (basic) virtualenv to calll
> bootrap, so I can't compare the two configuration in a strict way.
> My problem is that now it seems that install_requires declared in
> setup.py are simply ignored, while all packages declared in the eggs
> directory are used/installed along with all the packages they depends
> on.
> I can't find what's wrong with my configuration, I report below a
> minimal setup that shows the problem.
> thanks in advance for any hints
> sandro
> *:-)
> sandro at bluff:/tmp/new$ cat buildout.cfg
> [buildout]
> parts = django
> eggs = django
>        ipython
>        django_extensions
> project-name = mytest

You're missing:

   develop .

to have buildout create and include a develop egg using the current
directory with it's dependencies.


Jim Fulton

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