AW: [Zope3-Users] Re: Using svn checkout with zc packages

Gary Poster gary at
Mon Jul 30 11:06:59 EDT 2007

On Jul 30, 2007, at 10:46 AM, Roger Ineichen wrote:

> Hi Jeff,
>> Betreff: Re: [Zope3-Users] Re: Using svn checkout with zc packages
> [...]
>> I feel like I need a training course or consultancy to move to  
>> buildout,
>> which requires time and money that we just don't have.
> Same belongs to me.
> I'm sitting here and have to debug code like:
> def foo(self, foo):
>   bar = self.getBar(foo)
>   return getMultiAdapter(bar, self.request)
> and bang I have to get a dev egg for the package
> which implements getMultiAdapter just that I can
> debug into getMultiAdapter.
> I don't know how somebody can say that's a good concept.
> For me as a heave *pdb* user it's defently not.
> Is there another option wich allows me not to checkout the
> half of the Zope trunk as dev eggs for serious debugging?

short term hack: use eggs.  go to your eggs directory and rm all of  
your pyc files.  pdb will then work.

long term: yeah, this needs to be fixed.  Jim's aware of it.  Has to  
do with how eggs are built.  AIUI, fixing it would probably happen in  


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