2009/1/27 Stephan Richter <srich...@cosmos.phy.tufts.edu>:
> On Tuesday 27 January 2009, Fred Drake wrote:
>> On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 6:01 AM, Dan Korostelev <nad...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> > AFAIK, these files are for (pre-egg, no-longer-used) zpkg tool. They
>> > are removed in zope.app.renderer's trunk, BTW.
>> I certainly hope no one is relying on that old tools!
> I care about those files in Zope3/ and ZODB3/, since they are used to create
> the Zope 3 tar ball. Remember, Zope 3.4 will be the *first* release where we
> officially introduce eggs. And I have heard from a lot of people that would
> like to see a couple more TAR ball releases. I have a script to update the
> Zope3/ tree, so it is fairly easy for me to fulfill that request.

Isn't it possible to rewrite the tarball builder to use egg requires
instead of those files? I don't know much about the tarball releasing
process though...

WBR, Dan Korostelev
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