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zc.buildout recipe for downloading and extracting an archive.

zc.buildout recipe to download and extract an archive.

Configuration options


The URL of the archive to download.


(optional) Whether to remove the top-level directory from the extracted archive contents.


MD5 checksum of the archive.


Where to put the extracted archive contents.


(optional) Where to put the downloaded archive.

This option uses a buildout option of the same name as a default if that is specified.


The download directory, if given, acts as a cache. In addition, takes advantage of zc.buildout’s download cache.

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