[Grok-dev] Re: easy_install -U grokproject gets me 0.7dev

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Mon Mar 17 06:09:02 EDT 2008

Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Here's what I *think* *might* have happened: Let's say you have a trunk 
> checkout of grokproject and let's say the checkout directory is 
> $DIR/grokproject. Your current working dir happens to be $DIR. When you 
> now do easy_install grokproject (with or without -U), easy_install will 
> actually see the ./grokproject checkout. Judging by the setup.py inside 
> it, it'll think it's an egg and install it (as in setup.py develop). 
> Since it's a grokproject trunk checkout, you end up with a 0.7dev egg of 
> grokproject.
> This happened to me a couple of times, until I figured out why it would 
> install an unreleased version of something. So be careful where you 
> execute easy_install...

Right, thinking about it that indeed looks like what happened. Thanks 
for the clues; I was worried there for a minute!



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