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Utilities for Buildout developed for Up There They Love.

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Utilities for zc.buildout as developed for Up There They Love.


The uttl.buildout package will be autommatically installed from PyPi when you use it in your buildout configuration.

parts =

# find devenv executable from visual studio path

recipe = uttl.buildout:versioncheck
required-major = 2017
required-minor = 15
body = ... path = None
    ... args = [ 
    ...   r'%ProgramFiles(x86)%\Microsoft Visual Studio\Installer\vswhere.exe',
    ...   '-version',
    ...   '%s.0' % (self.options['required-minor']),
    ...   '-property',
    ...   'installationPath'
    ... ]
    ... try:
    ...   with subprocess.Popen(args, shell=True, stdout=subprocess.PIPE, stderr=subprocess.STDOUT) as proc:
    ...     for line in iter(proc.stdout.readline, b''):
    ...       path = os.path.abspath(str(line.rstrip(), encoding='ascii'))
    ...       break
    ... except FileNotFoundError:
    ...   self.log.error('Visual Studio is not installed.')
    ...   return (False, 0, 0, 0, '')
    ... if not path:
    ...   self.log.error('Cannot find Visual Studio executable.')
    ...   return (False, 0, 0, 0, '')
    ... path = os.path.abspath(path + r'\Common7\IDE\')
    ... if not os.path.exists(path):
    ...   self.log.error('Failed to find path to devenv.')
    ...   return (False, 0, 0, 0, '')
    ... return (True, self.options['required-major'], self.options['required-minor'], 64, path)

# build game executable

recipe = uttl.buildout:devenv
executable = ${devenv:path}
solution = SSSG.sln
project = SSSG
build = Release


The following recipes (scripts) for zc.buildout are available in this package:

Check the source folders for detailed documentation about each recipe.

Building from source

Check that you're running at least Python 3.9:

D:\Projects\uttl-buildout>python --version
Python 3.9.5

Build and install egg on system:

python install

Create egg in dist/ folder:

python bdist_egg

Install manually:

python -m easy_install -a dist\uttl_buildout-1.0.0-py3.9.egg

Upload to package manager:

python -m twine upload --repository pypi dist/*


  • Changed options in all recipes from snake_case to kebab-case
  • Added recipe for dotnet restore
  • CMake: Fixed source path option
  • CMake: Made target option a synonym for targets
  • CopyFile: Copies files if they do not exist or if they were modified
  • CopyFile: Added documentation
  • Devenv: Cleaned up script
  • Devenv: Added documentation
  • QMake: Fixed files option throwing an error
  • QMake: Expanded documentation
  • QMake: Fixed typos in documentation

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