Buildout

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Buildout
Developer(s)Jim Fulton (programmer)
Stable release
2.11.4 / May 14, 2018; 11 months ago (2018-05-14)
Repository Edit this at Wikidata
Written inPython
Operating systemWindows, POSIX
TypeSoftware development tools
LicenseZope Public License
Websitewww.buildout.org, PyPI page

Buildout is an open source software build tool. Buildout is created using the Python programming language. It implements a principle of separation of configuration from the scripts that do the setting up. Buildout is primarily used to download and set up dependencies in Python eggs format of the software being developed or deployed. Recipes for build tasks in any environment can be created, and many are already available.

Major features[edit]

  • Configuration files are INI format
  • Support for setuptools and eggs[1]
  • Plugin support through Buildout recipes[2]

Sample configuration[edit]

  [buildout]
  develop = .
  parts = test

  [test]
  recipe = zc.recipe.testrunner
  eggs = theegg

Notable applications[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://pypi.python.org/pypi/zc.buildout#id57
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-05-05. Retrieved 2009-05-09.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-09-06. Retrieved 2009-05-09.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)

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