[Zope-dev] Re: [Plone-developers] ploneout - Or how using zc.buildout for a common Zope2 project might look like

Martijn Faassen faassen at startifact.com
Thu Jan 18 08:52:47 EST 2007

Sidnei da Silva wrote:
> On 1/18/07, Martijn Faassen <faassen at startifact.com> wrote:
> <snip>
>> Considering installation of Products we're in new territory anyway -
>> they're not eggs, after all. I see in the result of ploneout that they
>> get symlinked into the Products directory - will that work on Windows?
> <snip>
>> * we can say something is a develop-Product. This means that you need a
>> Product checkout that you refer to. This checkout is somehow linked so
>> that Zope picks it up. (similar to the way develop-eggs has links to
>> development packages). All entries in your bundle would be such a
>> develop product.
> 'zope.conf' has a 'products' directive that you can use to point to
> other 'Products' directories other than the default in the
> INSTANCE_HOME. I believe you can add multiple 'products' directives to
> list multiple directories. Then you don't need to do any symlink or
> copying around.

Great idea! We should try this. Hanno? :)

I guess we can disregard most of my 'Products as eggs' mail and simply 
allowing us to point to products directories in the Zope 2 instance 
recipe. I think a good pattern would be to simply have a 'Products' 
directory directly in the buildout directory.



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