[TIP] tox vs buildout

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Tue Dec 20 23:23:53 PST 2011

On 20/12/2011 20:12, holger krekel wrote:
>> Also, it looks like Tox does --no-deps when installing the package:
>> ../bin/pip install
>> --download-cache=/Users/chris/LocalGIT/testfixtures/.tox/_download
>> -U --no-deps ../../../dist/testfixtures-2.3.3.tar.gz>5.log
>> Why would it do that?! I *really* want my packages' dependencies
>> installed...
> When re-using an existing virtualenv "--no-deps" is used to avoid
> re-checking all the dependencies.  To avoid this you can use "--recreate".

Ah, okay, that makes sense :-)

So, dependencies are installed the first time a package is installed?



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