yuppie wrote:
> Hi!
> Tres Seaver wrote:
>> I would like to get a 1.5 release of GenericSetup out over the holidays.
>>  Here is what I have on the roadmap:
>>  - Clean up the sphinx docs for the package, incorporating / updating
>>    Rob Miller's excellent tutorial on GS (Rob has already blessed the
>>    notion).
> Great! But why didn't you remove handlers.txt and profiles.txt in 
> GenericSetup/doc? AFAICS they are now redundant and outdated.
>>  - Make *much* clearer the idea that content export / import should
>>    not be treated as part of any "normal" profile, including adding
>>    some extra support for doing that task at the application level.
>>  - Tidy up any deprecations when running under Python 2.5 (and maybe
>>    even 2.6).
> +1
>> Anyone have other stuff they would like to see in the mix (and can help
>> land)?
> I recently started using UpgradeSteps and would like to improve the 
> "Upgrades" tab. Especially I'd like to implement useful behavior for 
> steps that have source/destination versions *and* a checker specified.
> Right now the versions are mostly ignored if a checker exist. I'd like 
> to evaluate the versions first and use the checker as an additional 
> restriction. Also, running a step with checker should not update the 
> current version of the profile.
> These changes would allow to split upgrades between versions into 
> several task centric steps. That gives users more control over the 
> upgrade process, doing upgrades step by step or skipping specific steps.
> If people agree that this doesn't require a proposal and discussion 
> first, I could try to implement this in time for your release.

+1 from me, as long as it's possible to use checkers w/o any version.

the version updating stuff in particular can be improved.  right now it's very 
dumb and just assumes that you ran an update so the version should be bumped. 
  definitely needs more love.


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