Downloading libraries with buildout

Martin Aspeli optilude at
Sat Aug 25 23:54:31 UTC 2007

George Lee wrote:
> I want to set up my python/Zope/Plone environment to use
>   reportlab
>   renderPM (a reportlab add-on)
>   dateutil
> I can download them into python, but is this the sort of thing that buildout is
> good for -- so that I can slap these into my buildout.cfg somehow to make sure
> I'm using a consistent environment?
> If so, how would I do this?
> Thanks for all the help people have given so far about buildout!

If they're eggs, just list them.

If not, look for a recipe that handles them, e.g. one of the 'cmmi' 
recpies - search on


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