[Zope3-Users] Re: zc.buildout and unreleased eggs in svn
jim at zope.com
Sun Jan 28 16:46:54 EST 2007
Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Jim Fulton wrote:
>> Martin Aspeli wrote:
>> I'd rather discuss questions like this on the distutils-sig list.
> Okay? Is that a Zope list or a python one?
> In Gmane?
>>> easy_install lets me specify an egg from svn, e.g.:
>>> $ easy_install
>> Hm, interesting. I thought I had seen something like that, but I've
>> never been able to find documentation for it. Do you know where this
>> is documented? Does this example actually work?
> Hanno did some digging and found it was under-documented.
Where is it under documented? :)
> It *does* work
> though (try it if you'd like).
I will when I make some time.
>> I agree that something like this would be useful. I would like to
>> see the semantics spelled out. For example, I agree that this should
>> lead to a develop egg. What version should it have? Should that
>> be determined by the remote setup.py file? Is the project you point
>> to required to have a setup.py file? If so, then why specify a
>> project name after the #.
> I don't know why the # is needed, this is just the way I've seen it
> spelled before.
> I think the default semantic would be that the version would be ==dev
> i.e. current svn. I don't fully understand how this works though - I
> know I can do "easy_install PasteScript==dev" to get the current
> development version of PasteScript, but I don't know how easy_install
> actually finds that (I presume the cheeseshop tells it about
> PasteScript's svn location?)
I don't think that in this case it's actually getting it directly
from svn. But I'm not sure. If we were having this discussion
on the distutils-sig mailing this, Phillip Eby would have started
explaining it by now. :)
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