On Aug 19, 2008, at 5:30 AM, Chris Withers wrote:

> Hi All,
> Why does the egg in the subject line exist

Because someone saw fit to release it.  It's on download.zope.org/ 
distribution. It''s not in PyPI.

> and why does buildout pick it
> over a stable release?

Because, like setuptools, it wants the newest release by default.

You can use the prefer-final buildout option:

   prefer-final = true

to have buildout prefer final releases.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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