Buildout -- Software for automating application assembly

re-bootstrapping doesn't get correct eggs sometimes

Reported by Fred Drake on 2009-05-22
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Bug Description

When using a generated bin/buildout to switch to another Python version like so

    python2.6 bin/buildout bootstrap

the generated bin/buildout script uses the setuptools and zc.buildout eggs used by the existing bin/buildout script even if they were for a different Python version.

While the generated script uses the new python for the #! line, the eggs added to sys.path at the top aren't changed.

This is a fix-point; running the re-bootstrapping command again yields the same result.

It's not clear this is worth fixing, but it would be good if the condition were detected and caused a warning to be generated so the user could re-bootstrap in a more appropriate manner.

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