[Grok-dev] Re: Problem with buildout and z3c.schema with z3c.widget and megrok.form

Tim Terlegård tim.terlegard at valentinewebsystems.se
Mon Aug 4 15:59:06 EDT 2008

On Aug 4, 2008, at 9:47 PM, Martin Aspeli wrote:

> rmoskal wrote:
>> Greetings:
>> I'm just getting started with Grok, and I like what I see.  It  
>> seems to be
>> the right level of abstraction for application development and what a
>> pleasure not to have to worry about ORM if I don't want to. BTW,  
>> the closest
>> other framework that feels so right to me personally is Wicket in  
>> java land.
>> I'm using virtualenv and I'm trying to get some of the more  
>> sophisticated UI
>> widgets like on the forms tutorial on the grok site.  However if I  
>> edit
>> setup.py in my app directory to include 	'z3c.widget', or  
>> 'megrok.form' I'm
>> getting an error when I run the buildout:
>> Couldn't find index page for 'z3c.schema' (maybe misspelled?)
>> Getting distribution for 'z3c.schema'.
>> While:
>>  Updating app.
>>  Getting distribution for 'z3c.schema'.
>> Error: Couldn't find a distribution for 'z3c.schema'.
>> Has anybody seen this problem? Can anyone suggest a fix? I can all  
>> kinds of
>> other things like hurry.query successfully.
> There is no z3c.schema, at least not on PyPI. Did you mean  
> zope.schema? If so, that's already included.

There is z3c.schema in svn.zope.org, but it doesn't seem to exist on  

There is a dev version of z3c.schema on http://download.zope.org/distribution/
We used to include

     find-links = http://download.zope.org/distribution/

in grok's buildout.cfg. megrok.form has been successfully used before.  
I wonder
if this breakage might be due to the removal of find-links in  

Moskal, what happens if you add this find-links line to your  


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