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Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Chris Withers wrote:
>> Why does the egg in the subject line exist
> Because somebody made it and uploaded it to download.zope.org. It
> probably happened during the initial eggification period when we didn't
> have a solid release process .
$ ls -latr /distribution/ZODB3-3.9*
- -rw-r--r-- 1 gary gary 785678 Jun 24 2007 \
>> and why does buildout pick it over a stable release?
> Because buildout, like easy_install, will pick the newest available
> version for a distribution. Fortunately, buildout has a prefer-stable
> option so that you can tell it to prefer stable over alpha/beta/dev
> releases. Also, in any serious situtation you'd want to pin your
> versions, e.g. using the KGS  or a manual list.
Uploading non-releases like this to public index locations has *got* to
stop. Frankly, they should all be removed: anybody who is depending on
them needs to run their own index.
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 [EMAIL PROTECTED]
Palladion Software "Excellence by Design" http://palladion.com
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