On Feb 23, 2008, at 9:14 AM, Roger Ineichen wrote:
What do you mean by:
"develop eggs are also used for many system package installs :("
This is the technique that Ubuntu uses to install eggs into the Ubuntu
system Python. The eggs are unpacked into site-packages, so all eggs
use a common source directory rather than each having a separate zip
file or directory. Setuptools marks these as develop eggs. Buildout
can't easily tell these apart from normal develop eggs. I find this to
be very annoying.
I could probably make buildout treat develop eggs with links in the
develop-eggs directory differently.
As you found out, you can simply override the version in your
Only for development, it doesn't make sense this duplicated
Martijn agrees with you. I'm on the fence.
It sound like a additionl seatbelt.
Or sit up.
For what is this
double definition good for? Or is this based on some implementation
It's mainly a matter of explicit is better than implicit, but it comes
down to the meaning of the versions option.
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