[Grok-dev] grokproject pins setuptools, zc.buildout et.al.

Maurits van Rees m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl
Fri Nov 6 13:17:24 EST 2009

Sebastien Douche, on 2009-11-06:
> On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 16:30, Maurits van Rees
><m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl> wrote:
>>> We adopted a strict "pin everything" policy that includes any
>>> packages, even the build infrastructure. This works pretty well for
>>> us.
>> +1
>> Minimum versions in setup.py is fine, exact versions not.
> It could be great to use buildout to pin minimum versions and let
> setup.py empty.

-1.  That would just mean you allow a user to pick a version that you
know is not going to work.

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