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zc.buildout recipe for compiling and installing software or python packages.

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The recipe has those entry point:
  • cmmi: install configure/make/make install softwares
  • fetch: fetch something somewhere
  • eggs: install python eggs / packages ‘setuptoolisables’
  • scripts: install scripts from an egg and install egg dependencies if they are not already in the cache
The reasons why i have rewrite yet another buildout recipe builder are:
  • Support for downloading stuff
  • Support on the fly patchs
  • Support hookss
  • Support for distutils
  • Robust offline mode
  • We like pypi, but offer a mode to not use it if we do not want to.



  • bugfix for zipped eggs


  • import bugfix for minitagificator


  • Change some logging options
  • follow allow host option from buildout for eggs installation


  • Do not rely anymore on zc.buildout ez for script generation

0.7 -> 0.8

  • egg and scripts recipes were rewritten a lot to adapt their api to zc.recipe.egg
  • Common to all recipes: all arguements are now identicak to zc.recipe.cmmi or zc.recipe.egg
  • Dependencies resolver has been improved a lot
  • For static distribution, you can know speicify multiple urls with ‘urls’


  • fix bug in path generation in minitage.recipe:scripts

0.2 -> 0.5

  • add make-options for make option in minitage.recipe.cmmi
  • multiple bugfixes
  • make things append in subprocess for environment conversation
  • add initiaiization code for generated python interpreter in minitage.recipe:scripts


  • add fetch recipe


  • fix zip safe flag


  • Include eggs dependencies by default
  • Modulate the script recipe to append in the PYTHONPATH all egg dependencies found into the local eggs cache.


  • Add pyc regeneration feature stolen from zc.buildout


  • minor fix for run without minitage
  • fix for long path/compilation flags


  • minor fix for scm check outs


  • add C compiler cflags/ldflags/makeopts customistation options


  • Change the eggs installation way to do, now using easy_install everywhere Also include a buildout option to allow to include eggs dependencies (ez-dependencies=true)
  • Set the __doc__ variable in scripts to fix some scripts like bzr.


  • fix scm choice when there are eggs and url in the same part


  • bugfix version
  • fix linking problem


  • Initial version

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