Subject: Re: Zope's directory
To: None <>
From: Takahiro Kambe <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/06/2006 13:23:50
In message <>
	on Thu, 21 Sep 2006 12:34:31 +1000,
	Carl Brewer <> wrote:
> > Anyway, zope packages' installation directory should be based on
> > common policy.  I think that it is better to change zope29's ZOPEDIR
> > to ${PREFIX}/share/zope (or ${PREFIX}/zope?).
> With the way zope (and Plone etc) work, is it necessarily such a good
> idea to even have them in pkgsrc?  I'm not 100% sure.  I'm running zope
> (2.9.4 atm) and Plone outside of pkgsrc, and having their volatile data 
> (the server/ directory where all the funky stuff goes) in /usr/pkg seems
> to me to be suboptimal?
"out of pkgsrc" is one idea.  But if you really happy with installing
plone or zope with single pkg_add command execition?  Especially if
you need to setup (or update) them on many machines?

> I'm sure with sufficient hacking, they can be made to
> keep their datafiles etc somewhere reasonable?
What do you call "datafiles"?  Zope instance??


Takahiro Kambe <>