[Distutils] buildout: several fold performance increases

Ross Patterson me at rpatterson.net
Sun Jan 22 21:42:03 CET 2012

Reinout van Rees <reinout at vanrees.org> writes:

> On 22-01-12 02:37, Ross Patterson wrote:
>> Also, with this approach, it may be possible to do
>> global dist caching which can be updated as things are changed by
>> hooking into zc.buildout.easy_install's develop(), install(), and
>> build().  Thoughts?
> Would any work you do in this area make it easier to handle selected
> global packages? The hard point there seems to me to keep track of
> what is coming from where. When buildout has a firmer grip itself on
> where what dist is, doing advanced tricks with them might be easier.

Not quite following you yet.  Can you elaborate?  If you could also
provide examples, that would be great.


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