> z...@kevinkal.com wrote:
>> I've become a big fan of pip. The --freeze option is great. It
>> seems that it lets you pin your versions all the way down. I'm just
>> watching all of the pain with certain buildout recipes where I could
>> imagine them easier to create if the person creating the recipe had
>> the possibility to pin every version easily.
> I'm not very familiar with pip,
pip, I don't think is a competator for buildout, but an alternative for
> but I don't think that's an issue for Buildout. Buildout also has the
> ability to pin the version of all packages, but I don't think that's
> what Jens and I want in this case.
> We want an authority to provide a regularly updated list of Repoze
> package versions known to probably work together. Thankfully, the BFG
> index is serving that purpose,
Ok, I may have missed the main point of this thread, but ... :-)
> except that it's not easy to combine that list with the rest of PyPI.
I thought it was more about this - which pip can help with. "bin/pip
--freeze" produces a list of all eggs in pip's path. One could do a
"pip --freeze > versions.cfg"
There is a buildout recipe that uses pip -
> I think the problem would be solved if that index took the form of a
> versions.cfg (auto-generated would be fine).
Again - I'm not sure how far off the point I am with this thread, but
when I see buildout mentioned I think of the serious troubles I have had
with certain popular recipes and wish that the help with pinning that
pip brings to the table would be taken advantage of.
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