[Distutils] [buildout] extending a .cfg supplied by another package

Chris Withers chris at simplistix.co.uk
Mon May 17 12:58:30 CEST 2010

Tres Seaver wrote:
>>>      project://some.project/aconfig.cfg
>> I'd propose egg://some.dotted.name/config.cfg
> I think egg:some.dotted.name#config.cfg would be clearer:  the
> "hierarchical" URL form is misleading. 

How so? The .cfg could be a file in a folder in the egg, same as a 
template for bfg...

> We could even adopt the
> convention that such config files needed to be registered as entry
> points under some given section, e.g.:

I don't see what purpose this would serve. I was ancticipating them 
being just like any other package_resource...


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