[Zope-dev] How to publish Zope2 products on PyPI
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Sat Sep 22 03:00:55 EDT 2007
--On 22. September 2007 07:59:48 +0200 Dieter Maurer <dieter at handshake.de>
> During our latest discussion to put my most important Zope2 products
> into a public repository, I have promissed to publish them on
> PyPI instead. Yesterday, I started work to fulfill this promiss
> and carefully read the PyPI related documentation -- to find
> out, that it is not easy to publish Zope2 products.
> As the name suggests, PyPI is for Python packages.
> And Zope2 products rightfully are no Python packages:
> When a Zope instance starts, it does potentially
> expensive things for its products.
> I have tiny Zope instances with a few inexpensive products
> that start within a few seconds. And I have huge
> Zope instances with lots of products which parse huge
> XML files or have large message catalogs
> and take half to one minute to start.
> Definitely, I do not want that all my Zope
> instances use the same products installed
> via "setuptools" somewhere under the central "site-packages".
I came across a Plone products GSXML that is shipped as egg and configured
through a slug. See the docs at
Isn't that a suitable solution?
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