Previously Philipp von Weitershausen wrote:
> Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> >I wanted to share a bit of experience I just had with use of eggs in Zope2.
> >For a project I am working on I want to use the zope.sendmail package in
> >a Zope2 environment managed using buildout. I added zope.sendmail to the
> >eggs list in the buildout configuration and ran buildout. This pulled in
> >a large part of the Zope3 packages. This produced conflicts between those
> >packages and the ones included in Zope2 which resulted in a pretty boken
> >instance:
> >
> >[snow;..stances/revelation]-84> bin/instance test -s zope.sendmail
> >Traceback (most recent call last):
> >  File "bin/instance", line 205, in ?
> >    plone.recipe.zope2instance.ctl.main(
> >  File 
> >  
> > "/local/buildout/eggs/plone.recipe.zope2instance-0.3-py2.4.egg/plone/recipe/zope2instance/",
> >  line 154, in main
> >    c = AdjustedZopeCmd(options)
> >  File 
> >  "/local/buildout/eggs/tmpCiQPa8/zdaemon-2.0a6-py2.4.egg/zdaemon/", 
> > line 141, in __init__
> >AttributeError: 'dict' object has no attribute 'mapping'
> You're dealing with two major problems here:
> * It looks like zdaemon has changed in an incompatible way from 
> whichever version your Zope 2 ships with (you don't mention your Zope 2 
> version, btw) to 2.0a6. That isn't the only problem, btw. The ZODB 3.8, 
> which as likely been pulled in as an egg too, also contains a couple of 
> incompatible changes.

Zope 2.10.3-final

> >Adding zope.sendmail as a develop egg instead of a normal egg worked
> >fine though; no zope.* packages were pulled in by buildout and the
> >zope.sendmail unittests run flawlessly.
> What do you mean by develop egg? Just a checkout? Or did you actually 
> call develop, because that should also pull in dependencies.

That was me not understanding buildout fully and forgetting to add the
egg to the instance recipe properly. You are correct: all dependencies
are pulled in.

At the moment my options seem to be to not use buildout or modifying in zope.sendmail to remove all its declared dependencies.


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