[Distutils] buildout recipe options

Godefroid Chapelle gotcha at bubblenet.be
Thu Jan 15 12:31:25 CET 2009

Tarek Ziadé wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 5, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Jim Fulton <jim at zope.com> wrote:
>> You have to rely on the recipe documentation.  Recipes should provide
>> documentation that describes how they're used, including what their options
>> are.  Many recipes make this available as part of their PYPI pages (For
>> example, see http://pypi.python.org/pypi/zc.recipe.deployment). Buildout
>> doesn't provide an API for a recipe to register or declare the options it
>> provides.  Perhaps it should.
> We did work on that in a sprint with Godefroid,  to be able to display
> recipe options doc from the command line at the Snow sprint.
> But I can't see the branch anymore..
> Tarek

The branch was zc.buildout/branches/help-api.

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