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Buildout recipe for compiling python subversion bindings

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A Recipe for downloading and compiling the python subversion libraries, this is recipe is based on the zc.recipe.cmmi, and accepts all the same recipe options. it downloads and compiles a subversion release, additionally it executes the commands to compile and install the python subversion bindings. This recipe assumes the usage of a python with developer headers, and a swig installation, both can be passed in via the extra_options section, if you have installed them in custom locations or via buildout.

a note of caution regarding python subversion bindings, releases prior to 1.5.0 have memory leaks in the bindings api.

an example buildout part, and another part which uses it to construct a python interpreter with the svn python bindings:


eggs =
interpreter = python
extra-paths =


  • 0.1.3 ( 2008.5.8 )

    both swig_pydir and swig_pydir_extra need to be passed in addition to destdir to give arbitrary location installation, the swig helper libdir is installed into the –prefix by default.

  • 0.1.2 ( 2008.5.7 )

  • 0.1.1 ( 2008.5.5 )

  • 0.1.0 ( 2008.5.5 )

    First Release

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