[Zope] problem with commits in SQLAlchemyDA

Tres Seaver tseaver at palladion.com
Sat Apr 24 13:34:50 EDT 2010

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Andreas Jung wrote:
> Tres Seaver wrote:
>> Andreas Jung wrote:
>>> Brad Allen wrote:
>>>> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 9:44 AM, Brad Allen <bradallen137 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 11:37 PM, Andreas Jung <lists at zopyx.com> wrote:
>>>>>>> Can this fix be included in the upstream SQLAlchemy DA, so nobody has
>>>>>>> to monkeypatch it in?
>>>>>> Sorry - being to busy right now. Please commit the fix yourself and
>>>>>> someone with Zope checkin permissions in the repos and create a new
>>>>>> release on PyPI (just tell me the related PyPI user id).
>>>>> Thank, I'll get started on that. Since I am not sure if that change
>>>>> will cause problems for anyone else using the SQLAlchemy DA, I guess
>>>>> I'll start it out as a development release and solicit feedback.
>>>> To clarify, by development release, I am talking about providing a
>>>> release which can be installed like this:
>>> You create a branch on svn.zope.org
>>>> easy_install SQLAlchemy==dev
>>> Please can use mr.developer under buildout for svn checkouts.
>>> I don't want to see dev packages (in general) on PyPI.
>>>> That would install from a development branch. The normal easy_install
>>>> would still pull from the most recent release, to avoid disruption and
>>>> give people time to test. After some time, it could be made to a beta
>>>> release.
>>> Sorry but why do you care about easy_install? Serious people use
>>> buildout. easy_install is for playing around.
>> That's an opinon, and one which you haven't done the work yourself to
>> back up -- there is no buildout support here:
>>   http://svn.zope.org/Products.SQLAlchemyDA/trunk/
> mr.developer is your friend.

The point is that you aren't using buildout to manage / test that
package "inline":  you don't have any grounds for objecting that
somebody else doesn't use it either.

Zope2 products can have buildouts (see GenericSetup, PAS, etc.).

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