[Zope3-Users] Buildout query

Kapil Thangavelu hazmat at objectrealms.net
Fri Nov 24 15:00:49 EST 2006

infrae's documentlibrary looks like a good example of using the buildout  
machinery for a custom application.


On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 13:57:25 -0600, David Pratt <fairwinds at eastlink.ca>  

> It is perhaps a bit too early for this discussion. All I can say is that  
> it is getting tougher to keep track of packages and dependencies when  
> you want to mix and match for different instances with packages of  
> different versions coming from private and public repository sources.  
> Given that there are packages I want to remove (packages I don't use),  
> replace (like a custom zodb so that I don't need to change zodb imports  
> all over the place) or add in z3 just adds to the mix. It would be great  
> if someone could paint a clear picture of the best way to deal with this  
> so the packaging is more transparent and less of a distraction for  
> development. Many thanks.
> Regards,
> David
> David Pratt wrote:
>> I am just beginning to look at buildout. I want to be able to combine  
>> my z3 packages with some of z3's, also replacing some of z3's packages  
>> for customized versions of the same package. Is anyone doing this or  
>> similar yet that they might comment on how useful buildout is on  
>> anything more complicated. Many thanks.
>>  Regards,
>> David

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