[Setup] Re: Problem Creating and Editing pages
nd51 at leicester.ac.uk
Mon Jan 29 16:40:02 UTC 2007
Ian Ball wrote:
>>Did you make sure, for cleanliness, that the var directory in zope was
>>empty when you copied Data.fs back? Make sure you don't leave an old
>>index hanging around for example - let zope rebuild the index.
> I didn't realise that I had to do this - I just replaced Data.fs. What about
> the other files in the var directory, like Data.fs.tmp, Z2.lock, etc? Is it
> best to delete these as well, and start again with just Data.fs in the var
Exactly. Delete the lot. Thats the best way. Because none of those are
relevant any more if you're going to a different copy of Data.fs
BTW an obvious comment, but make sure your zope process (or multiple
zope processes + zeo) are all shut down while doing this...
> The only reason I was trying to do this is that ATContentTypes was showing up
> as broken. When I tried to reinstall, I got that error. I have sort of fixed
> now - I edited the Install.py script that it was complaining about, and
> commented out the statement that it was falling over at.
This fix sounds slightly scary to me. ;-)
Maybe I'm pedantic but I'd be a little worried about the integrity of
> installed with no errors, and now I can edit my pages and create content again
> :) I know this is an ugly hack, but it works. There must be a better way
I think you ought to try again with an empty var directory and see if
the ATContentTypes error goes away 'cos it shouldn't have happened and
is a bit worrying.
Good luck :-) ,
Web Application Developer
University of Leicester
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