[Distutils] Building an egg from Subversion using zc.buildout

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Jan 29 12:27:45 CET 2007

Ian Bicking wrote:
> Martin Aspeli wrote:
>>> http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools#managing-continuous-releases-using-subversion
>>> http://peak.telecommunity.com/DevCenter/setuptools#making-your-package-available-for-easyinstall
>> I found myself searching for this very thing, and couldn't find a way to 
>> do it with zc.buildout. Listing an svn URL in the 'eggs' section gave a 
>> syntax error (with or without the #egg=Foo-dev bit). Listing the svn URL 
>> in 'find-links' didn't work either.
>> I'm not sure I understand zc.recipe.egg and setuptools well enough to be 
>> able to guess what may be wrong. Since zc.buildout uses setuptools 
>> though, if there is a standard setuptools way of doing this, I'd hope it 
>> should be possible to do it in zc.buildout?
> Is there a way to do find-links in buildout?  I think so, maybe named 
> something like find-links. 



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