[Grok-dev] Re: Autoincluding ZCML for package dependencies
tseaver at palladion.com
Tue Jan 22 12:23:56 EST 2008
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Martijn Faassen wrote:
> We make this explicit in the ZCML:
> <autoinclude package="." />
> This will cause all the ZCML dependencies of your package to be included
> (all meta.zcml files first, then configure.zcml).
> If you don't want your package to do auto-inclusion of its dependencies,
> you shouldn't use it and do manual inclusion. Note that the directive
> only includes direct dependencies, not indirect ones.
> I don't see how an entry point is going to make this more explicit. We
> do this in ZCML as it fits the way inclusions are done in ZCML - it's
> triggered during ZCML loading just like normal <include> is.
> The only time auto-inclusion is going to kick in without you directly
> asking for it is if you include a package's configure.zcml and *it*
> contains an autoinclude directive. This is little different from
> includes a package's configure.zcml now, though - you will get its
> manual includes now.
Sorry, I didn't realize that you were making an explicity gesture in the
triggering package's ZCML. I'm fine with doing it in ZCML rather than
Tres Seaver +1 540-429-0999 tseaver at palladion.com
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