[Distutils] Tiny little zc.buildout documentation bug

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Aug 13 16:22:50 CEST 2007


On Aug 9, 2007, at 5:10 PM, Jeff Shell wrote:

> I'm only on day two or three of our great modernization and buildout
> experiment. Today I decided to set up my user defaults and try out the
> download cache.
>
> The documentation says:
>
>    If the file $HOME/.buildout/defaults.cfg, exists, it is read before
> reading the configuration file
>
> So I went ahead and made a "defaults.cfg" in my $HOME/.buildout
> directory. But it didn't seem to do anything.
>
> The problem is that this first mention of the user-defaults config
> file uses the plural "defaults.cfg". The system itself expects the
> singular "default.cfg", and the test/example code immediately
> following the above line uses the singular 'default.cfg'.

Thanks.

BTW, you should use launchpad for reporting buildout bugs:

   https://launchpad.net/zc.buildout/+filebug

Jim

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