[Zope3-Users] Re: Zopeproject-generated app - problem with temporary paths to egg packages

Philipp von Weitershausen philipp at weitershausen.de
Thu Jun 19 07:59:39 EDT 2008

Alek wrote:
> Hello,
> For some mysterious reason my app (generated by zopeproject) uses eggs 
> from some temporary path, even when the original egg is not zipped.

This is a known setuptools problem. It compiles .py modules to .pyc 
files in a temporary location, thus the .pyc files contain references to 
the wrong path.

> This makes impossible to set breakpoint somewhere in egg code, or to 
> quickly navigate to exception point in eclipse pydev.
> Is there a simple way to get rid of this?

Delete all .pyc files from your egg directory, e.g.:

   find . -name "*.pyc" | xargs rm

> In grokproject app I haven't observed such an effect - eggs were used
> just where they exist.

grokproject should suffer from the same problem.

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