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Opened 8 years ago

Closed 10 months ago

#5290 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Generate an egg

Reported by: Stephan Owned by: Stephan
Priority: high Component: PledgieMacro
Severity: normal Keywords:
Cc: Trac Release: 0.11

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So we can easily install it.

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

How is installation with an egg easier than having a single file macro?

comment:2 in reply to:  1 Changed 7 years ago by Stephan

Replying to rjollos:

How is installation with an egg easier than having a single file macro?

Once I was maintaining a trac project and to get it going several trac eggs had to be installed. Since all plugins+macros were eggs, I just copied and pasted from the documentation. And it looked very neat (installing directly from trac-hacks, too).

But the main reason for me was that I was trying to get a community? project going on assembla.com. And since the only easy way to add functionality to their trac instances is by egg file uploads. It needed to be an egg.

Of course an egg would be harder to "cook" as well, but at the time I wanted to get the learning experience, too.

I know I am not answering your question, but I am sure it makes sense now. :)

comment:3 Changed 7 years ago by Ryan J Ollos

Its funny because several people have asked me to generate eggs for single file plugins that I maintain, and I always ask what the advantage is because really, I just don't know. No one every replies though. I'd be completely in favor of creating eggs for single file plugins, but I can't think of a reason that it would be an advantage if the plugin has no dependencies.

Thanks for the feedback!

comment:4 Changed 10 months ago by Ryan J Ollos

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

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