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yuppie wrote:

> Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>> On 5 Apr 2007, at 16:07, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
>>> Previously Tres Seaver wrote:
>>>> There may be a better solution in place already on the branch we worked
>>>> on at the BBQ Sprint:
>>>> svn+ssh://svn.zope.org/repos/main/GenericSetup/branches/tseaver-bbq_sprint 
>>>> That branch includes Rob Miller's work to land the "upgrade steps"
>>>> feature from the CPS extensions the GenericSetup, along with an
>>>> improvied "base vs. extension" UI.
> But that code doesn't improve the non-purging mode. The changes Wichert 
> proposed make sense with or without the 'upgrade steps' feature.

If we had the upgrade machinery in place, we could scrap non-purging
mode altogether -- its purpose is to allow for "controlled" application
of changes to existing configuration without full replacement.
Wichert's rationale was specifically:

> The particular reason I'm interested in this is that for Plone we are
> playing with using GenricSetup profiles as part of the migration code.
> This means we can write a lot less python code but just write changes
> as profile snippets.

>>> Since CMF 2.1 is in beta I don't expect it to land in 2.1 anymore, or is
>>> that a wrong assumption?
>> Well, first of all it needs to move from the GenericSetup branch to the 
>> GenericSetup trunk I'd think. If there is a new beta and a consensus 
>> that it's not a problem (meaning more core CMF developers comment on it) 
>> we can put it into CMF 2.1.
> CMF 2.1 beta has some serious site manager issues. Please let's focus on 
> resolving these issues first.

I'm really just lobbying to have the GS work tested and merged.  Fixing
ths LSM stuff is in the hands of a different set of folks, I think.
Rob, how did stuff go at Sorrento?

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