[Product-Developers] Quills need eggification

Tim Knapp duffyd at kokorice.org
Tue Mar 25 01:09:16 UTC 2008

Hi Martin,

On Tue, 2008-03-25 at 00:44 +0000, Martin Aspeli wrote:
> Quills developers:
> I see that you're asking people to link stuff into lib/python. I had a 
> user do that in parts/instance/lib/python today. This is very bad. :)
> Buildout is allowed to nuke parts/ whenever it sees fit. That's why we 
> manage things explicitly in buildout.cfg, with user-edited files all 
> living outside parts/.
> I'd suggest that you release quills as a single egg that installs the 
> quills.app stuff - or maybe as a number of eggs that depend on one 
> another, if independent re-use is possible/sensible. One of those eggs 
> can be Products.Quills, which would pull in the other ones.

Yeah this process has begun[1]. Tom Lazar was the main one championing
this effort.



> Cheers,
> Martin

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