[Distutils] [buildout] selectively excluding site-packages

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Fri Mar 19 22:02:16 CET 2010

Gary Poster wrote:
> If you are a newbie, I strongly suggest sticking with the released versions.  What I have done has zero guarantee of Jim merging it.

If he doesn't, how about a fork? ;-)

> Moreover, the instructions on how a newbie can use this stuff from source are not worth my time or yours, IMO.

I'm not so sure, can't see what should prevent a new user trying all of 

> On the other hand, if you are asking how you *would* use a system Python if my branches were merged, you would use the new version of zc.buildout, and use z3c.recipe.scripts where you normally would have used zc.recipe.egg,

Why is z3c.recipe.scripts required?


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