Hello Hanno,

Yah, and symlinking bootstrap.py to bootstrap/bootstrap.py does not
work on win32 :-S
And an embedded bootstrap.py does not come with suprises (ohh,
yesterday it was fine), because it will change only if you change it.

Monday, February 1, 2010, 10:05:59 AM, you wrote:

HS> On Mon, Feb 1, 2010 at 6:15 AM, Attila Oláh <attilao...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I've just found this old checkin:
>> http://www.mail-archive.com/zope-check...@zope.org/msg04196.html . Can
>> someone please explain me very briefly (or point out some
>> documentation), why is it better to store a copy of bootstrap.py in
>> every package instead of using svn:external?

HS> There's no real better way in this case; it's just a matter of style.

HS> An svn:external has the advantage of always pointing to the latest
HS> version. But some people prefer not having externals at all. They
HS> prefer the local copy. That works equally well, since the bootstrap
HS> file is rarely ever changing.

HS> Hanno
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