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Oct 03, 2013

rt.ploneversions: an helper script to make your buildout safer

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rt.ploneversions: an helper script to make your buildout safer

In this article I show an easy way to modify your Plone buildouts in order to avoid dependencies from external resources. This can save your day: check it out!

It is a common practice, for Plone buildouts, to extend online configuration files that declare known good working versions for your eggs. Those external resources can, in turn, extend other remote resources.

This can be a big problem! Your buildout relies on the assumption that all those external resources are available: if they are not, it will simply fail!

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