[Grok-dev] Re: the projects in progress
optilude at gmx.net
Thu Feb 21 08:25:35 EST 2008
> Also at the Snow Sprint, myself, Robert Marianski and Ethan Jucovy
> worked on z3c.autoinclude. We had this code checked into an external
> OpenPlans SVN previously, but Robert got himself commit rights after the
> sprint and migrated it into svn.zope.org. Thanks Robert!
> This provides a <autoinclude package="." /> directive you can place in
> your packages. After this, in most cases, you can forget about having to
> do <include ..> statements for your package's dependencies ever again.
> We need to:
> * make grokproject produce this <autoinclude ..> bit automatically when
> creating a new project.
> * provide some documentation for this, including how to adjust your
> current projects to use this (add the aforementioned line), and
> something about what to do if it doesn't work (use additional manual
> * make Grok depend on z3c.autoinclude in its setup.py
> I think again this isn't much work. Do we have volunteers?
> I'm going to test this code in my own project. We can also investigate
> whether Grok can use it itself for its own dependencies, which should
> make Grok's maintenance a bit easier.
Please also see my note about "Salt". No-one's replied to that one yet,
but I think there's a lot of room for collaboration there.
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