[Grok-dev] Re: paster vs grokproject

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Tue Jan 29 11:38:16 EST 2008

On 29 Jan 2008, at 16:41 , Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
>> So you won't have to do
>> 1. paster create -t grokapp
>> 2. cd MyProj
>> 3. edit buildout.cfg to match current Grok release
>> 4. python bootstrap.py
>> 5. bin/buildout
>> grokproject basically automates that in one go. Use the source, Luke,
>> it's pretty simple and should be documented.
> the plone_hosting paster template does all of that actually. You can
> define code that runs both before and after the templates are  
> generated,
> and I used that to run bootstrap and buildout automatically.

Neat. I shall take a look at that. I certainly wouldn't mind bringing  
grokproject/zopeproject closer to the paster infrastructure,  
especially since it's become the defacto standard to do scaffolding in  
the Python world.

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