[Zope-CMF] Re: [dev] GenericSetup and CMF dependencies

yuppie y.2008 at wcm-solutions.de
Tue Apr 22 01:43:52 EDT 2008

Hi Hanno!

Hanno Schlichting wrote:
> yuppie wrote:
>> I guess CMF 2.2 will be released before Zope2 or Python requires 
>> setuptools, so at least for now it is a GenericSetup/CMF dependency.
>> http://svn.zope.org/CMF/trunk/ still exists and needs to be maintained 
>> (or deleted). Who ever added the setuptools dependency should update 
>> INSTALL.txt and friends (if we agree to keep CMF trunk and the 
>> dependency).
> I don't have a strong opinion on CMF/trunk. I don't use it, so I don't 
> have a particular interest in keeping it around.

Maybe it should be replaced by a buildout, but for now I would keep it.

> For me the dependencies 
> noted in setup.py are the canonical place and I would delete the 
> DEPENDENCIES.txt files from all packages on trunk and instead make sure 
> the ones in setup.py are current.
> If we can agree on that, I can do the work and make sure INSTALL.txt is 
> current as well.

I'm still not 100% convinced that making CMF 2.2 depend on setuptools is 
necessary. But given that you volunteer to do all the related work, I'm 
fine with it.



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