[Distutils] Buildout question

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Mon Mar 12 18:54:18 CET 2007

On Mar 12, 2007, at 12:40 PM, Scott Robertson wrote:

> Thanks Jim,
> I stumbled upon that myself this  weekend wasn't sure if it was  
> appropriate.
> One thing I noticed, is that if you use the "install" keyword on the
> command line i.e.
> $ buildout install some-section
> Dependent sections don't get built (is that intentional?)

Yes, and documented (http://www.python.org/pypi/zc.buildout#command- 

If you want to install a part and its dependents, use:  
or, for multiple parts: "buildout:installed=p1 p2 p3".


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