[Distutils] how to use mr.developer?

Jim Fulton jim at zope.com
Wed Feb 24 20:19:35 CET 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 5:44 AM, }--o <viktor.nagy at gmail.com> wrote:
> hi,
> I'm just experimenting with distutils, and would like to move my django apps
> under it.
> One of my apps uses django-sugar that should be checked out from github.
> bin/buildout check out my django-sugar repo under src/, and creates an
> egg-link under develop-eggs, but it's not added to sys.path for the bin/*
> binaries.
> Is there a simple way to do it? I've seen the extra_paths variable, but then
> I still have to write each ${buildout:auto-checkout} line again.

You just need to include the project name in the list of eggs for the
parts that generate the scripts you're interested in.

> this is my buildout.cfg file:
> [buildout]
> parts = python django-1.1
> develop = .
> eggs =
>     django-contacts
>     django-l10n
>     django-registration

I'm guessing you want to add django-sugar here.


Jim Fulton

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