[Grok-dev] Re: eggs-directory and grokproject
faassen at startifact.com
Thu Aug 2 13:03:43 EDT 2007
Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> The behaviour of zopeproject/grokproject could then be altered to:
> * check if there's a default setting in ~/.buildout/default.cfg
> * if there's a default setting and the user simply takes that (by
> pressing return), buildout.cfg won't get a eggs-directory setting (but
> perhaps a comment instead mentioning that the default setting will be
> * if there's a default setting but the user chooses to enter a different
> directory, buildout.cfg will have the necessary eggs-directory setting.
> * if there's no default setting, zopeproject/grokproject will suggest a
> sensible eggs directory (e.g. ~/buildout-eggs) and buildout.cfg will
> have the necessary eggs-directory setting.
I think it would be good to:
* have a good "getting started with buildout in 5 minutes" tutorial. I
believe Luciano is interested in helping to write this.
* perhaps have grokproject point people to this tutorial, though perhaps
it'd be good enough if we just make the tutorial easy to find.
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