[Zope3-dev] Re: Heads up: major change in zc.buildout policy for
optilude at gmx.net
Mon Aug 20 14:40:19 EDT 2007
Jim Fulton wrote:
> On Aug 20, 2007, at 2:18 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:
>> 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 option:
>>>> 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.
> No, I'm wrong, I'm going to back these changes out with a b30 release
> and then release them with a 2x release.
/me recalls ICQ
Acquisition is a jealous mistress
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