[Product-Developers] GS/QS installing issues on Plone 3.1

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Mon May 12 15:54:33 UTC 2008

Previously Andreas Jung wrote:
> - how do you define additional 3rd-party products that should be installed
>   additionally (should replace installProduct() calls as one did in former
>   times within Extenstions/Install.py)?

List your profile dependencies in metadata.xml. See the PLIP195 text for
the necessary documentation.

> - while having an extension profile and a local Extension/Install.py file,
>   the Install.install() does not seem to be executed using this approach?
>   Or am I missing something? In my case I need additional actions being
>   taken (e.g. for setting up some vocabularies with ATVocabularyManager).

Extension/Install.py is an alternative for the GenericSetup profile, you
can only use one, not both. IOf you need to run python code in addition
to what your profile does you need to define a custom import step,
preferably registered via zcml.


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