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Dump buildout picked versions.

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buildout.dumppickedversions

Q: What is a buildout extension ?

A: http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zc.buildout#extensions

The problem

When using a zc.buildout based deployment system I want to be able to reproduce the same setup with the same set of egg versions one month later. Without pinning all eggs the task is impossible.

Solution

buildout.dumppickedversions is a buildout extension that does just that. It can print or generate a versions.cfg file with all not pinned eggs.

buildout.dumppickedversions options

dump-picked-versions-file
A file name you want buildout.dumppickedversions to write to. If not given buildout.dumppickedversions will dump the results to the screen.

Detailed Documentation

Let’s create an egg to use it in our tests:

>>> mkdir('myegg')
>>> write('myegg', 'setup.py',
... '''
... from setuptools import setup
... setup(name='myegg', version='1.0',)
... ''')
>>> write('myegg', 'README', '')
>>> print system(buildout+' setup myegg bdist_egg'), # doctest: +ELLIPSIS
Running setup script 'myegg/setup.py'.
...

Now let’s create a buildout to install the egg and to use buildout.dumppickedversions:

>>> write('buildout.cfg',
... '''
... [buildout]
... extensions = buildout.dumppickedversions
... parts = foo
... find-links = %s
... index = http://pypi.python.org/simple
... [foo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.egg
... eggs = myegg
... ''' % join('myegg', 'dist'))

Running the buildout will print information about picked versions:

>>> print system(buildout), # doctest: +ELLIPSIS
Getting distribution for 'buildout.dumppickedversions'.
...
*************** PICKED VERSIONS ****************
[buildout]
<BLANKLINE>
versions = versions
<BLANKLINE>
[versions]
zc.buildout = N.N
zc.recipe.egg = N.N
myegg = N.N
setuptools = N.N
<BLANKLINE>
*************** /PICKED VERSIONS ***************

We can get a file with the picked versions. We just add an dump-picked-versions-file option and give a file name:

>>> write('buildout.cfg',
... '''
... [buildout]
... extensions = buildout.dumppickedversions
... dump-picked-versions-file = versions.cfg
... parts = foo
... find-links =
...     %s
... index = http://pypi.python.org/simple
... [foo]
... recipe = zc.recipe.egg
... eggs =
...     myegg
... ''' % join('myegg', 'dist'))

>>> print system(buildout), # doctest: +ELLIPSIS
Uninstalling foo.
Installing foo.
Writing picked versions to versions.cfg

And here is the content of the file versions.cfg:

>>> cat('versions.cfg')
[buildout]
<BLANKLINE>
versions = versions
<BLANKLINE>
[versions]
zc.buildout = N.N
zc.recipe.egg = N.N
myegg = N.N
setuptools = N.N
<BLANKLINE>

Change history

0.1 (2009-02-07)

  • Created recipe with ZopeSkel. [mustapha]

Contributors

  • Mustapha Benali, Author

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