On Friday 09 November 2007, Lennart Regebro wrote:
> On Nov 9, 2007 4:34 PM, Philipp von Weitershausen
> <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Those are exactly the problems with the locked down index:
> >
> > * You can always use *more* packages but you'll have to lock them down
> > yourself, can't use another KGS for those
> Could we create a grok KGS which is generated by a python-script, that
> takes the correct zope3 KGS as a base?

With a little bit more software, yes.

> > * You cannot say "I know the KGS prefers zope.frobnaz 1.2.3, but I
> > deliberately want to upgrade to zope.frobnaz 2.0.2". It won't work
> > because the index simply doesn't expose the 2.0.2 version of
> > zope.frobnaz.
> This needs to be fixed in setup tools some time in the future, then,
> because it will severly limit the usablility of a KGSs if you can't
> use this.  You very often need to upgrade one package...

Right, I agree. But there are solutions. You can use find-links to get a newer 
version. The beautiful thing about not nailing versions is that you can 
overwrite what the index says.

Stephan Richter
CBU Physics & Chemistry (B.S.) / Tufts Physics (Ph.D. student)
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