[Product-Developers] Simple extension policy product doesn't show in Products
rob.cecil at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 17:48:50 UTC 2009
Thanks for the help. Indeed what I was referring to was
portal_quickinstaller, at the Plone instance, not the Products in the Zope
root control panel. I'm not clear at this point why it shows up in the
latter and not the former. What defines what shows up in the Plone site?
Maurits van Rees-3 wrote:
> 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
>> plone3_buildout...). I named my policy product "me.test" (created in the
>> folder obviously).
>> I edited my buildout.cfg to add "me.test" under "eggs", "src/me.test"
>> "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
>> 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
> bug... ;-)
>> Any ideas?
>> Contents of src/me.test: http://paste.plone.org/28646
>> Contents of src/me.test/me/test/configure.zcml:
> Both seem fine.
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