On Sep 6, 2007, at 4:02 AM, Chris Withers wrote:
Martin Aspeli wrote:
We're talking more about a general pattern in zc.buildout. The
deficiencies of using setup.py for this alone are described well
in the original proposal.
Jim Fulton wrote:
I'm very much against making setuptools *more* complicated
than it already is.
Indeed, but surely managing "known good" sets of components
comes under its remit of version management?
Sure. It does this via requirements.
Ok, forgive me for being dumb then, but why are we looking to add
similar to zc.buildout?
Yup, and this was the reason for my original question to Jim: why
do something in zc.buildout rather than fixing the problems with
Because neither the problem nor the fix are well understood, imo, and
setuptools is already too complicated.
Perhaps the same could be said about buildout, but no new buildout
features are needed to experiment with the issue at this point.
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