[Grok-dev] grokproject: paster support in trunk now

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Wed Dec 10 04:55:19 EST 2008

Previously Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> Derek Richardson wrote:
> > Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> >> Derek Richardson wrote:
> >> Hi Derek, i just changed the trunk to make configuration files use
> >> absolute paths. Starting the instance from different directories and
> >> paste configs should work now.
> >> One thing to remember: startup.py assumes that .ini and zope.conf files
> >> are in the same folder (global_config['here'], thats the location of the
> >> paster .ini file). If you want to change that behaviour please let me
> >> know. The zope.conf file could be read as well from the package/etc folder.
> > Would it be possible to have the location of the zope.conf file 
> > configurable in the paster.ini so that it defaults to the same location 
> > as paster.ini but could be manually set to be at a different location? 
> > That seems like the perfect solution, to me.
> Decoupled paster .ini and zope.conf locations in trunk now.
> There is a global default 'zope_conf' now in the ini file. It is preset
> to the ini file directory: %(here)s . Change its path to the zope.conf
> folder if different.

Why not point that to the file itself, instead of to a directory? That
would allow people to use different filenames, or do multiple
deployments of the same app and put the conffiles in the same directory.

Levels of indirection are fine, but there has to be a good reason for
them :)


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