[Product-Developers] Re: Simple extension policy product doesn't show in Products

Martin Aspeli optilude+lists at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 16:09:06 UTC 2009

rcecil wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to follow Aspeli, pp 69-71, where he describes the initial
> creation of a policy product  using
> paster create -t plone optilux.policy
> I have tried the same using a fresh plone site (created via paster create -t
> plone3_buildout...). I named my policy product "me.test" (created in the src
> folder obviously).
> I edited my buildout.cfg to add "me.test" under "eggs", "src/me.test" under
> "develop" and "me.test" under [instance] zcml, and then rerun buildout.
> See: http://paste.plone.org/28645
> I can go into bin/zopepy, and run
> "from me import test" 
> and I get no errors.
> When I restart plone/zope, the product doesn't show in Control_Panel under
> Add-On Products though.

It shouldn't, necessarily. It'll only do that if it has a 
<five:registerPackage />, but those are largely unnecessary these days.

If you can import it like you said, you're good to go.


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want to work with Plone. See http://martinaspeli.net/plone-book

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