Workaround setuptools 8.0 bug with zc.buildout

Posted on Sat 13 December 2014 in Plone • Tagged with Plone, setuptools, workaround

Buildout always fetches the latest version of setuptools for bootstraping. No matter what is defined in versions.cfg. It is possible to set the version of zc.buildout when bootstraping but not the one of setuptools.

This behavior is hardcoded in

77 ez = {}
78 exec(urlopen('https://bootstrap …

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