[Distutils] zc.buildout and PYTHON_EGG_CACHE

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Sat Jan 12 00:54:49 CET 2008

I wasn't aware that this API existed. I'll look into this.  Do you  
have any suggestion for how you might want to configure this in  


On Jan 11, 2008, at 6:50 PM, Michael Dunstan wrote:

> Is there a sane way to configure a common PYTHON_EGG_CACHE using  
> zc.buildout?
> By default PYTHON_EGG_CACHE is a path relative to the current users
> home directory which can be a permissions hassle if the built-out
> processes run as a restricted user. There are some details on how to
> configure PYTHON_EGG_CACHE outside of buildout:
>  http://mail.python.org/pipermail/distutils-sig/2006-November/006909.html
> And an example egg that ends up being extracted to PYTHON_EGG_CACHE is
> simplejson.
> -- 
> Michael Dunstan
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Jim Fulton
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