[Grok-dev] Grok and eggs

Derek Richardson derek.richardson at gatech.edu
Sun Feb 22 14:10:57 EST 2009

Martijn Faassen wrote:
> Hey,
> Derek Richardson wrote:
> [snip]
>> Hey. We just had another thought about this. We can manually pin the egg 
>> versions in our setup.py.
> Ah, great minds think alike, I just let Kim know the same. Your own 
> setup.py is of course completely under your control and locking down 
> versions hard in an application is probably less bad than doing it with 
> a framework.
>> The part for grok, however, is that it would 
>> be nice if grokproject could optionally generate a setup.py with 
>> versions pinned appropiately for packaging a project as an egg. That way 
>> it's easy for others with needs like ours to do what is necessary to 
>> incorporate a new grok project into an existing wsgi app. This seems to 
>> go well with the current initiative of moving the paster integration 
>> code (startup.py, etc) into an egg and out of grokproject templates.
> I think you should create a launchpad issue to have grokproject support 
> this with an option ("bake version requirements hard into setup.py"), so 
> we won't forget. Patches are welcome as well, of course. :)

Unfortunately, these days I don't have time to code myself and Kim is 
still working on getting her python walkin'-boots on. However, I did log 
a bug at: https://bugs.launchpad.net/grok/+bug/332974 .

Back to the PhD studies salt mines!


> Regards,
> Martijn

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