[Zope] Trying to install Zope2-2.12.0b2 on Windows - Progess Report

Andreas Jung lists at zopyx.com
Thu Jul 16 10:56:52 EDT 2009

On 16.07.09 15:58, martin.gfeller at comit.ch wrote:
> Dear all
> I've managed to install it, largely thanks to the hint from Andreas Jung.
>> I haven't got a C compiler installed - I assumed the purpose of the Zope Windows egg was that 
>> I wouldn't need to compile? 
> I found all the required packages on PyPI - but in two cases, the latest version didn't have a Windows egg.
> I changed requires.txt for the two packages to require a specific version, which have a Windows egg.
> This installed zope.security == 3.6.0 and zope.hookable == 3.4.0 without problems.
> My Questions:
> - Will the final Zope 2.12 egg have specific versions for its dependencies 
We should ensure that. Thanks for pointing this out.

> (otherwise, how do you
>   get consistent installations)?
Your installation won't finish since all versions are pinned.
> - Is there an option in SetupTools that ignores versions of packages which would need to compile? This 
>   could be very useful for Windows users, who are afraid to compile.
We have to provide windows binaries for all related egg - our task.

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