Hi!

SOFTWARE_HOME no longer exist in Zope 2.12, all the software is now 
somewhere on sys.path.

So this no longer works in zopectl:

ZDCTL="$SOFTWARE_HOME/Zope2/Startup/zopectl.py"
exec "$PYTHON" "$ZDCTL" -C "$CONFIG_FILE" "$@"

Therefore mkzopeinstance now creates something like this:

ZDCTL="/path/to/eggs/Zope2-2.12.0b3-py2.5-linux-i686.egg/Zope2/Startup/zopectl.py"
exec "$PYTHON" "$ZDCTL" -C "$CONFIG_FILE" "$@"


Problem:
--------

- the code in mkzopeinstance.py that looks up the Zope2 path fails on 
some platforms

- if the software is updated, you have to change the paths in runzope 
and zopectl of each instance


Solution:
---------

1.) Add two new entry points in setup.py:

     runzope=Zope2.Startup.run:run
     zopectl=Zope2.Startup.zopectl:run

If the software is installed, executable runzope and zopectl files are 
created in the bin directory. That should work with zc.buildout and with 
easy_install.

2.) Modify the runzope and zopectl files created by mkzopeinstance:

The result should look like this:

ZDCTL="/path/to/install/bin/zopectl"
exec "$ZDCTL" -C "$CONFIG_FILE" "$@"

mkzopeinstance would make the assumption that executable runzope and 
zopectl files exist in the same directory as mkzopeinstance itself.


Risks:
------

- mkzopeinstance has a --python option. The specified Python interpreter 
will no longer be used to execute runzope or zopectl.

- uses cases might exist that no longer work after that change



Any thoughts? Is the 2.12 branch still open for changes like that?


Cheers,

        Yuppie

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