[Distutils] Buildout: Recipes with extras

Thomas Lotze thomas at thomas-lotze.de
Sat Feb 17 01:22:57 CET 2007

Am Fri, 16 Feb 2007 19:14:31 -0500 schrieb Phillip J. Eby:

> Because if it were to install the extras, this would mean they're not
> "extra" any more, so they should be in the project's main dependencies. 
> It's not a perfect solution, but it seemed the least-damaging default.

No, my suggestion was not to install extras by default (which of course
would lead them ad absurdum) but to not install those scripts that depend
on extras not being installed.

> Because it started out as an extremely short and relatively simple script
> and only gradually evolved into the gigantic mess it is today.  0.7 is
> when the refactoring back into reusable pieces will happen.

Good thing :o)

Viele Grüße,

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