''mk.recipe.pip'' is a zc.buildout recipe which allow you to piggyback on pip to install certain packages that not possible to install using zc.recipe.egg. It does not replace zc.recipe.egg (not yet) but should be used in conjuction with that recipe. It's based on ''collective.recipe.modwsgi'.'
It is very simple to use. This is a minimal ''buildout.cfg'' file:
[buildout] parts = pip base [pip] recipe = mk.recipe.pip requirements = svn+http://django-grappelli.googlecode.com/svn/trunk disable-pth = true [base] recipe = zc.recipe.egg interpreter = python eggs = grappelli Django==1.5.1
Above, grappelli will be installed into eggs directory so that zc.recipe.egg can pick it up. This especially usefull to install private packages that only available maybe through svn or other version control system.