[Zope-CMF] Re: GenericSetup: purging steps on new base profile

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Wed Feb 1 13:24:57 EST 2006

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Florent Guillaume wrote:
> Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>> On 1 Feb 2006, at 17:30, Florent Guillaume wrote:
>>> When you select a new base profile in the Properties tab, the toolset
>>> and import/export steps are not reset but simply updated. This means
>>> you can get steps unrelated to your profile that linger.
>>> I'd like to change that behavior so that the toolset and steps are
>>> reset when a base profile is selected.
>> +1 (unless I misinterpret the desired behavior of switching between
>> base profiles)
> Hm a side effect is that if you select the initial base profile, then an
> extension profile, then the original base profile again, you won't have
> what you expect.
> Because the "current base profile id" is not stored, there's no way to
> do detect the change to a different base profile. Should I store that
> property to allow for that use case?

Yes.  In fact, I would prefer to be able to introspect both "current
base profile" and "applied extension profiles" from the tool.

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