On Thu, May 6, 2010 at 9:43 AM, Tres Seaver <tsea...@palladion.com> wrote:
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> Chris McDonough wrote:
> > On Thu, 2010-05-06 at 08:30 -0400, Tres Seaver wrote:
> >> To ask for another $AU .25: can somebody point to the currently-best
> >> docs on doing BFG on GAE? There are a number of somewhat-contractictory
> >> writeups out in the wild, which leads to some confusion when folks want
> >> to try it out: I talked to a user at the D.C. ZPUG the other night who
> >> was intereested in evaluating it, but couldn't figure out what was
> >> supposed to work, and how.
> > AFAIK, this is 100% correct:
> That procedure might work, but it relies on appengine-monkey, which was
> a big fat warning plastered across its homepage:
It may work 100% correct on the first time only though.
While playing with it, I tried to create another "bfg on gae" project and
for my surprise it didn't work because appengine-monkey patched my system's
python distutils putting a hardcoded value for [install] in my distutils.cfg
(which happens to be installed in my $HOME/bin).
With that said, I believe appengine-monkey is not the best way to get BFG on
GAE and it would be better if people that have a sane process of achieving
this tried to document and hopefully advertise that approach.
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