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A `zc.buildout` extension to extract the package name from an adjacent ``.

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buildout.packagename is a zc.buildout extension which can be used to extract the package name of an adjacent to avoid redundancy. The extracted name is made available via the package-name variable in the [buildout] section, i.e. as ${buildout:package-name}.


An example buildout.cfg using the extension might look like this:

extensions = buildout.packagename
parts = app

recipe = zc.recipe.egg
interpreter = app
eggs = ${buildout:package-name}

Please note that since using this extension only makes sense for package-specific buildouts, the develop setting is set to “.” for added convenience.


1.0 (2012-10-27)

  • Initial release. [witsch]

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