[Product-Developers] Re: Simple extension policy product doesn't show in Products
Maurits van Rees
m.van.rees at zestsoftware.nl
Tue Jun 23 21:07:39 UTC 2009
rcecil, on 2009-06-23:
> 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 run into problems when I execute this literally and then actually
call the package me.test: there are several spots in the generated
that point to optilux.policy. I would just do:
paster create -t plone
> 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.
Do you mean the Zope Control Panel or the Plone control panel (site
setup)? I assume the Zope one, so the Products url would be
Is that the one you mean?
If yes, then it works fine for me when I try it.
Do you get any errors when starting the instance on the foreground,
so with 'bin/instance fg'? The normal 'bin/instance start' can
continue when faced with errors that on the foreground would quit the
process. The jury is still out on whether that is a feature or a
> Any ideas?
> Contents of src/me.test: http://paste.plone.org/28646
> Contents of src/me.test/me/test/configure.zcml: http://paste.plone.org/28647
Both seem fine.
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