[Distutils] zc.buildout: Build python in buildout

Thomas Lotze thomas at thomas-lotze.de
Fri Nov 30 06:42:25 CET 2007

Christian Zagrodnick wrote:

> On 2007-11-28 21:48:13 +0100, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> said:
>> I suspect that a better solution would be to find a way to bootstrap the
>> buildout in a way that included building Python as part of the
>> bootstrapping process.
> That would certainly the best approach. Only that I have no idea how to do
> that. :(

I'm not so sure. I'd prefer bootstrapping not to look too deeply into the
buildout configuration, just to keep it simple.

Couldn't buildout be taught to restart itself using a custom Python if it
finds that one is used, possibly after it has been rebuilt?


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