[Zope3-Users] Buildout query

David Pratt fairwinds at eastlink.ca
Fri Nov 24 16:09:54 EST 2006

Hi Kapil. Many thanks for your reply. I will be sure to look at this. 
Examining a few real applications that make use of buildout should 
definitely help make things clearer.


Kapil Thangavelu wrote:
> infrae's documentlibrary looks like a good example of using the buildout 
> machinery for a custom application.
> -k
> On Fri, 24 Nov 2006 13:57:25 -0600, David Pratt <fairwinds at eastlink.ca> 
> wrote:
>> 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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