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Re: Using buildout to install dependency eggs for installer
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On 10/19/2010 2:58 AM, Gary van der Merwe wrote:
> Hi All
> I've started making a change to the bzr-windows-installer scripts so
> that it downloads and installs, using buildout, most of the dependencies
> one needs to build the windows installers.
I think this is a good idea. Though my personal faith in buildout is
> I'm looking at a way to make buildout to cache what it downloads. What I
> have to figure out is how to make it possible for one to configure the
> cache location. I think I would make the config file path
> %APPDATA%\bazaar\2.0\installer-build.conf. If no config file exists, the
> cache dir will default to
> %APPDATA%\bazaar\2.0\installer-buildout-chache. This config file could
> also be used to config options currently passed to build.py as args.
%APPDATA% isn't really a good place to put large content. It would
probably be better to do something under %TEMP% if it isn't otherwise
> I'm hoping this will make it easier to setup a build host, and make
> builds more consistent.
> What do you think?
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