[Zope-CMF] Re: GenericSetup BBB issues

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Fri Apr 28 10:00:55 EDT 2006

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yuppie wrote:
> Hi Tres!
> Tres Seaver wrote:
>> I have need of using GenericSetup 1.1 on an older Zope / Five (2.8.6,
>> 1.0.3), and found I needed to patch around some BBB breakage in imports
>> / ZCML.  In particular:
>> [patch]
>> Even after this patch, a number of the GenericSetup unit tests fail
>> (mostly, in the sub-packages), but enough stuff works that I can move
>> forward.
>> Any objections to landing it on the 1.1 branch, as well as the trunk?  I
>> don't recall that we had a specific Zope / Five version designated as
>> "minimum required version" for GenericSetup (as opposed to CMF 2.0).
> GenericSetup/DEPENDENCIES.txt says:
> Zope >= 2.8.5
> Five >= 1.2
> Is upgrading to Five 1.2 no option for you?

I have a report that Five 1.2 breaks something else in this customer's
application, and didn't have time to track that down further.  I may
look into that today.

> I'm not happy with adding BBB code for incomplete Five 1.0 support. I
> even did consider to propose removing Zope 2.8 compatibility on the trunk.

I can live with that on the trunk, but am hopeful that we can make a
fairly recent GenericSetup version available to "older" sites which need
its improved dump / reload facilities to ease migration (e.g., install
GenericSetup 1.1, dump content, upgrade the rest of the site, reload

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