[Zope3-Users] Buildout bug?

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Thu Feb 14 16:55:04 EST 2008

On Feb 14, 2008, at 2:58 PM, David Pratt wrote:

> Hi. I have done some fairly sophisticated buildouts over the past  
> year but here's something I have not done with an extension before  
> now that I thought ought to be possible:
> [buildout]
> extends = ${some-part:path}/foo/bar.cfg
> [some-part]
> path = /some/where/on/my/filesystem
> This produces an error while initializing since it is unable to find  
> the file but works correctly if the full path is provided. I use  
> substitutions like this all over the place. Should they not work in  
> the buildout part as well? Many thanks.

Substitutions don't work for extends because extension (assembling  
files to create a configuration database) happens before substitutions.


Jim Fulton
Zope Corporation

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