[Distutils] develop egg recipe?
jim at zope.com
Sat Dec 2 14:50:36 CET 2006
On Dec 1, 2006, at 10:26 PM, Nathan R. Yergler wrote:
> I'm using zc.buildout for a project that also utilizes a custom egg-
What is a custom egg-info writer? and why do you want one?
> I specify the egg-info writer package as a setup_requires
> package in setup.py.
setuptools provided so many options like this. I really like
setuptools, but worry that it's complexity will slow it's
acceptance and slow the benefit from the essential simplicity
> Of course, that doesn't trigger zc.buildout (er,
> setuptools) to install that egg when I run buildout.
I wonder why. zc.buildout is just running the develop
setup command. Is the setup_requires feature not expected
to work with the develop command?
> I could work
> around this by specifying two parts in buildout.cfg: first install the
> egg for my egg-info writer, then create a development egg for my
> (which uses the egg-info writer).
> I'm curious if there's a way with the current recipe set to create a
> develop egg within a part, as opposed to just specifying "develop = ."
> in the [buildout] section.
No. I plan to write a develop recipe, and am hoping to get to that this
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