Andreas Jung wrote: > --On 12. November 2005 22:08:38 -0500 Chris McDonough <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > >> FYI (this is mostly for the benefit of the Five folks), I've created a >> Zope 2.9 branch from the trunk as of about 10 minutes ago. This branch >> is frozen for feature work; it may need some changing of externals to >> reflect what we want the initial version of Zope 3 that we want 2.9 to >> ship with. I don't know what that version is, so this is a note to say >> that if these externals changes get made on the Zope 2 trunk, please >> also make them on the 2.9 branch. >> > > I would have created the 2.9 branch in case the current trunk would be > ready to branch. At least one week ago there were unresolved issues > (with zpkg I think) that deferred the 2.9 release (scheduled for last > Monday). So in general what is the current state of the remaining work > to get 2.9b1 out to the people?
There are a couple of things that need to be addressed: - Make zpkg support top-level modules. I've started work on this but I had to do some other stuff in the mean time (was busy with my actual work). I'll try to look at it this week. - Revise the zope.app stitching and also decide what of Zope 3 goes into Zope 2.8 and what not. I guess people want zope.formlib, for example, and it would make sense to include it in Zope 2.9 if it's also in Zope 3.2. - Sort out any remaining issues with the in-place build system. IIRC, only two things aren't working anymore: The ability to build out-of-place (e.g. create a build tree in an empty dir) and the ability to do "make install" from a checkout. The zpkg in-place build system doesn't support those, somebody would have to make it support it if they wanted these features. Maybe there's more, I'm not claiming to be complete on this. Philipp _______________________________________________ Zope3-dev mailing list Zope3firstname.lastname@example.org Unsub: http://mail.zope.org/mailman/options/zope3-dev/archive%40mail-archive.com