[Zope3-dev] Re: Heads up: major change in zc.buildout policy for
jim at zope.com
Mon Aug 20 14:18:24 EDT 2007
On Aug 20, 2007, at 2:02 PM, Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> I'm about to make a new release of zc.buildout that uses a
>> different policy for selecting distributions. In particular, by
>> default, zc.buildout will now prefer final distributions over non-
>> final ones. If there are final and non-final distributions that
>> satisfy a requirement, buildout will, by default, select a final
>> distribution even if there are non-final distributions that
>> satisfy a requirement.
>> This release will cause many existing buildouts to use older
>> distributions than they do now.
>> You can change this behavior by providing a prefer-final buildout
>> prefer-final = false
> How will this be versioned?
It is 1.0.0b29.
(The buildout version numbers are a bit of a mess, as I was
overoptimistic when I made the initial "beta" release. Hm, maybe I
should start using "e"s. These could be eek release. ;)
> It'd be helpful if it were a different major (or at least minor)
> version than the current one, to make it easier for people to stick
> with a version that has the policy they normally use.
Maybe I should have, but the release is out of the barn.
If this ends up causing too much pain, I could back this out by
making a "b30" release with the old policy, although, I'd rather not.
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