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

Charlie Clark charlie.clark at clark-consulting.eu
Wed Nov 18 08:50:08 EST 2009

Am 18.11.2009, 14:42 Uhr, schrieb Chris Withers <chris at simplistix.co.uk>:

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

hehe. Stuff needs to go in the instance's etc folder from somewhere else  
in the project.

>  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...

Everything is in our repository so that shouldn't be a problem.

> 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...

Indeed I am!

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