[Grok-dev] HEADS UP: Eggs!

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Fri Jul 13 03:24:47 EDT 2007

Fernando Correa Neto wrote:
> Caching eggs will speed up the bootstrap a lot and we will be able to
> work even without a internet connection. Thus stressing less Pypi.

Right. Note that I would also recommend the "newest = false" flag which 
makes buildout not check for newer eggs every time it runs.

> One hint. Developers with a Zope-3.3 inserted in PYTHONPATH
> environment variable may experience errors like this:
> Got zope.testing 3.4-r75911.
> While:
>  Installing.
>  Getting section app.
>  Initializing section app.
>  Loading zc.buildout recipe entry zc.zope3recipes:app.
> An internal error occured due to a bug in either zc.buildout or in a
> recipe being used:
> ImportError:
> No module named schemaless
> By unsetting the variable it should work.

Weird. Do you know why that happens?

> Another thing that I've noticed during a grokproject invocation is
> that it is reporting the steps twice in stdout. It's not causing any
> problems but...check it out.

Yes, I know. This is due to a bug in zc.buildout. It's already on my 
todo list.

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