On Feb 23, 2008, at 9:26 AM, Christophe Combelles wrote:
I don't have enough experience with all the use cases of buildout
and the develop-eggs, but at a first glance, I find it more logical
to give priority to 'develop':
'develop' is supposed to point to a real path containing a setup.py,
so when defining a develop-egg, you clearly indicate that you want
*that* path, whathever version this develop-egg defines.
That is the philosophy that buildout takes. That's why, when picking
versions, buildout prefers develop eggs over newer non-develop eggs.
However, buildout will only use a develop egg if it satisfies stated
requirements. As it stands today, specifying a version in a versions
section is like stating a == requirement in a setup script or in a
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