[Distutils] [Catalog-sig] Why so many zc.buildout versions?
jim at zope.com
Tue Jul 10 23:49:43 CEST 2007
On Jul 10, 2007, at 5:36 PM, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
>> For example, the current effort to bake static pages could bake these
>> pages instead.
> Certainly not instead; in addition, if there are volunteers to
>> We could make the new index available at a different
>> URL for people to play with while we worked the kinks out of the
> I have been thinking about the same thing. I think it would be good
> to have, however, it will surely take some time until all setuptools
> implementations learn to use it.
No, not at all. You can tell setuptools to use a different index
than the current one. For example, this is a command-line option for
easy_install and a configuration option for buildout.
>> Of course, those of us who use the cheesehop and setuptools
>> extensively can also achieve much of this by changing the way we
> Hmm. How about those using them extensively start contributing to
> them also?
I like to think that I am by participating in this discussion.
Actually changing the cheeseshop software has a very high learning
curve. I don't think that I can make that kind of time any time
soon. I'm very grateful that you and René are doing what you're
doing. I also suspect that, given your and René's activity, it would
be counter productive for someone else to get involved at that level,
but maybe I'm wrong about that.
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