[Zope-CVS] CVS: Packages/zpkgtools/doc - metadata.txt:1.12
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
fred at zope.com
Fri Apr 23 18:23:18 EDT 2004
Update of /cvs-repository/Packages/zpkgtools/doc
In directory cvs.zope.org:/tmp/cvs-serv12368
start updating to reflect the changes to the PACKAGE.cfg file
=== Packages/zpkgtools/doc/metadata.txt 1.11 => 1.12 ===
--- Packages/zpkgtools/doc/metadata.txt:1.11 Mon Apr 19 13:16:36 2004
+++ Packages/zpkgtools/doc/metadata.txt Fri Apr 23 18:23:18 2004
@@ -29,12 +29,8 @@
List of inclusions (and exclusions) that are added/removed from the
- distribution as it's constructed. This file can contain two
- distinct sections; the <distribution> section is used to include
- files in the distribution root, and the <collection> section is used
- to include files in the component itself (even if the component
- isn't a collection; this name is used since it usually will be a
+ distribution as it's constructed. See `Package Construction
+ Information`_ for details.
General metadata related to a distribution. This includes
@@ -56,7 +52,47 @@
This file contains information on building extension modules.
Information about scripts and documentation files will also be
- included in this file.
+ included in this file. See `Embedded Package Definitions`_ for more
+Package Construction Information
+ The `PACKAGE.cfg` file can contain three distinct sections; the
+ <load> section identifies files that need to be loaded from other
+ sources, the <distribution> section is used to include files in the
+ distribution root, and the <collection> section is used to include
+ files in the component itself (even if the component isn't a
+ collection; this name is used since it usually will be a
+ As an example, this is the `PACKAGE.cfg` being used for the
+ ``ZConfig`` package at the time of this writing::
+ # Load the license from an external source, so we don't have to keep a
+ # copy of it sitting around:
+ LICENSE.txt http://cvs.zope.org/Zope3/ZopePublicLicense.txt?rev=HEAD
+ # Add a few things to the distribution root.
+ doc doc
+ LICENSE.txt LICENSE.txt
+ NEWS.txt NEWS.txt
+ README.txt README.txt
+ # and remove the same from the package itself.
+ doc -
+ LICENSE.txt -
+ NEWS.txt -
+ README.txt -
+ # We'll remove this too, since it's only of interest to CVS users:
+ BRANCHES.txt -
Embedded Package Definitions
@@ -86,7 +122,7 @@
the filesystem hierarchy.
Support for Compiled Extensions
Compiled extensions are described using **<extension>** sections in
the `SETUP.cfg` file. The name of the section should be the name of
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