[Setup] Re: buildout or dzhandle?

Alexander Limi limi at plone.org
Wed Feb 18 08:14:33 UTC 2009

I'd recommend moving to buildout. dzhandle has never been an officially  
supported solution, and your pool of people that can help you if you need  
assistance or support is drastically smaller. :)

On Fri, 13 Feb 2009 13:57:44 -0800, athomerson  
<athomerson at sympatico.ca> wrote:

> I have built several Plone 2.5 sites on a Debian server and I have been  
> using
> dzhandle to do it.  Now I am starting to do some development with Plone  
> 3.2
> and I have used buildout on my laptop.  I like both tools and having
> followed a number of threads on the advantages of buildout I would be  
> happy
> to bite the bullet and build production sites on my Debian server using
> buildout.  I would like to use the dzhandle recipe that was written by
> Bluedynamics, but it doesn't support building zeoservers.  I could build  
> the
> zeoserver using dzhandle and the zope clients using buildout (and the
> dzhandle recipe), but I would like to add blob support with  
> plone.app.blob
> and it really wants me to use buildout.  I am looking for a little  
> guidance
> here.  Should I abandon dzhandle and build everything with buildout?  Is
> dzhandle no longer the accepted way of building sites on Debian?

Alexander Limi · http://limi.net

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