Gizmo(QP) version 0.8
The Gizmo(QP) version 0.8 distribution is licensed under the Open Software License version 3.0.
Or, if you prefer to use a command line client such as wget:
Gizmo requires that you install the following packages:
- Durus, python object database, if you intend to run sites that use it.
- Qpy, unicode templating utility.
- QP, web framework.
- Evoque Templating if you wish to use it as templating engine.
- SCGI, to interface with HTTP servers and manage multiple processes. You only need this if and when you wish to deploy on the Apache web server. The Lighttpd web server has built-in support for SCGI.
Please follow their respective installation instructions (rather trivial, on posix platforms). Note that installation on Windows requires that you be able to compile extensions for some of these packages, and using the same compiler as the one used for building your installed CPython.
Installation of Gizmo itself is plain pure-python standard distutils:
It is then a good idea to ensure that the installed .qpy files are compiled, by doing:
Installing the Gizmo demo sites
Installation of the included Gizmo demo sites follows the same procedure as the installation of the QP demo sites (see QP’s README for the specifics). Various options exist — the simplest is probably to just copy the Gizmo demo sites from the distribution to your ~/qp_sites directory.
Bundled 3rd party packages
Gizmo bundles the following third party packages. Typically the bundled version is the last stable version at time of the Gizmo release. You should be able to update the bundled version as you please.