[Grok-dev] what to install if zope3 is already installed?
faassen at startifact.com
Thu Jan 15 23:06:56 EST 2009
Mihamina Rakotomandimby (R12y) wrote:
> I have an ubuntu systm with the packaged zope3 installed.
> I really want to use packaged zope3
> What should I install over that to have grok?
> (any ubuntu users in here)?
I use Ubuntu though I don't use the packaged version of Zope 3.
I'd recommend against using Grok against this version of Zope 3. It's
*possible* that most of Grok might work, but Grok is being developed
against a specific of Zope 3 sub-packages that is likely newer than the
packaged versions in Ubuntu, so we aren't supporting this scenario.
What might be possible is to take various grokcore.* packages and use
those with that installed Zope 3 version. grokcore.component will likely
work, and it's quite possible some of the other packages might also
work. It does require some knowledge of Zope 3 in order to use it.
It *is* possible to install Grok on your system independently from the
packaged Zope 3 version. In this case Grok would work completely
independently of the system-installed Zope 3 package however.
To do this, you need to use virtualenv (with the --no-site-packages
option). Here's a tutorial:
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