[openstack-dev] [DevStack] Python dependencies: PyPI vs distro packages

John Dennis jdennis at redhat.com
Tue Aug 6 16:36:55 UTC 2013

On 08/06/2013 11:19 AM, Dean Troyer wrote:
> And that is the crux of the problem.  When both can be installed
> side-by-side and sys.path is in control of the order, things work.
> This is such a fundamental problem in the distro that I am beginning
> to thing that we need to address it ourselves.  Everything else is
> treating symptoms.

Are you aware of "Software Collections"? It's relatively new.

What Are Software Collections?

Software Collections is a way to concurrently install multiple versions
of specific software on the same system without affecting standard
software packages that are installed on the system with the classic RPM
package manager.




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