[Zope-dev] Handling instance specific configuration files with buildout

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Wed Nov 18 08:42:44 EST 2009

Charlie Clark wrote:
>> You have a few options:
>>  1 - just leave them as they are
> I just need to link/copy from something parts/instance/etc/config to say  
> src/config or downloads/config

I don't understand what you're trying to say :-S

>> 3 - go the "deployment" route using zc.recipe.deployment where all  
>> config ends up in buildout.cfg. For this, you do need a recipe for each  
>> cfg file or group thereof.
> hm, sort of makes sense configuring them in buildout but I still need them  
> in parts/instance/etc/config. 

Beware of keeping anything that can't be rebuilt from scratch by running 
bin/buildout in ./parts, buildout has a habit of blowing away that whole 
folder at will...

>> There are currently recipes for zeo servers and zeoraid servers, I'll be  
>> doing one for Zope 2.12 "some time soon", which should suffice for Plone  
>> too...
> And presumably CMF!

Indeed, provided you're on 2.12...


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