[Grok-dev] grok trunk - buildout broken

Tim Cook timothywayne.cook at gmail.com
Mon May 18 16:43:23 EDT 2009

Of course I only speak for myself and not as a core Grok developer.  But
with the churn going on in the Zope community and the constant issuing
of new releases of COMPONENTS vs. complete systems.  I think that any
platform MUST pin versions of components as known good.   

IMHO, this is very much in keeping with the philosophy of KGSs in Zope


On Mon, 2009-05-18 at 21:56 +0200, Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> > Previously Jan-Wijbrand Kolman wrote:
> >> Right, it currently is, and apparently needed for running the tests. I
> >> think grokcore.view should pin a version for it. And grok should do the
> >> same thing - a it does so, I see now.
> > 
> > Please no - packages should never pin exact versions.
> Are you saying the versions.cfg of neither grok nor grokcore.view should
> specify ("pin") the version of zope.container, as I just did? Mind you,
> I did *not* change requirements in either setup.py files.
> In other words, are we talking about the same thing here? Maybe I'm
> using misguided meanings of "pinning" here..?
> regards,
> jw
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