Way to go Tim! You beat me to it. I was supposed to look at this soon
but got back from vacation just this tuesday. I will make sure your
installer gets testing and try to fix any eventual issues.
Thank you very much!
On Thu, Jan 12, 2006 at 07:25:35PM -0500, Tim Peters wrote:
| Most of the last two days I've been whacking on Zope 2.9 to build a
| "Zope 2 style" Windows installer that bundles Python 2.4.2, and
| cooperates with the new zpkgtools-created tarball layout. The
| build-the-Windows-installer code got simpler as a result, but ...
| This work is being done on branch:
| which was branched off the 2.9 tag. All changes on the branch are
| under inst/WinBuilders/, so the idea is that when "this works", it can
| be merged into the 2.9 tag as well as the trunk (the stuff under
| WinBuilders/ isn't used for anything except building a Windows
| installer, and on the 2.9 tag the WinBuilders/ part is wholly broken).
| It's in a state now where it's not obviously broken to my eyes, but I
| have little experience running Zope2 so my eyes aren't reliable here.
| People on Windows who want to try it, knowing in advance that it may
| be broken in various ways, can download an experimental installer:
| from my member page:
| Please report problems to zope-dev, not to me directly. After
| tomorrow, I'll be on vacation for 2 weeks, and won't be terribly
| responsive :-)
| Note that I'm copying Sidnei in the hope that he can be persuaded to
| take up the slack. If there are problems, they're likely to be in the
| layout of the code: missing pieces, wrong directories, stuff like
| that. The 2.9 tarball's install.py installed everything it was told
| to install, and if there are problems there they're in Zope 2.9, not
| in the chain of code building the Windows installer. Nevertheless,
| the Windows installer could be taught to patch over them. And, of
| course, the build-the-installer dance may introduce new errors of its
| I hope it works for someone ;-)
Sidnei da Silva
Enfold Systems, LLC.
Zope-Dev maillist - Zope-Dev@zope.org
** No cross posts or HTML encoding! **
(Related lists -