[Setup] Plone 4.2.4 would not start on Mac OSX10.8.2

Nathan Van Gheem vangheem at gmail.com
Mon Feb 11 21:08:19 UTC 2013


cd zinstance
sudo ./bin/buildout

buildout assumes you're working in the correct current directory unless you
give it an argument to specify which buildout file to use.


On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 3:06 PM, Ahmed Hussein <hussein at unbc.ca> wrote:

> Plone is running and accessible. It is the addon through buildout that is
> causing the problem now.
>
> The commands I used:
>
> sudo zinstance/bin/buildout
> sudo -u plone zinstance/bin/buildout
>
> and both give me:
> While:
>   Initializing.
> Error: Couldn't open /Applications/Plone/buildout.cfg
>
> Ahmed Hussein
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> Make it simple, as simple as possible but no simpler.
>
> (Albert Einstein)
>
>
>
>
> On 2013-02-11, at 1:01 PM, Nathan Van Gheem <vangheem at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > and what is the actual command you're running?
> >
> >
> > On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 2:59 PM, Ahmed Hussein <hussein at unbc.ca> wrote:
> > Yes I tried both and still buildout.cfg can not be be opened.
> >
> > My first attempt was with mac installer, and it did not work.
> >
> >
> > Ahmed Hussein
> >
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > Make it simple, as simple as possible but no simpler.
> >
> > (Albert Einstein)
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On 2013-02-11, at 12:53 PM, Nathan Van Gheem <vangheem at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Did you try sudo?
> > >
> > > Or better, sudo -u plone since you're running as the plone user?
> > >
> > > I would recommend you use the mac installer--it's better for novices.
> > >
> > >
> > > On Mon, Feb 11, 2013 at 2:33 PM, Ahmed Hussein <hussein at unbc.ca>
> wrote:
> > > Thank you Karl.
> > >
> > > Actually I did not. However, it turned out that my problem was that I
> was running a server using MAMP. I turned MAMP off and reverted to the
> native server provided by OSX, and that helped. Another part of the problem
> was that I did not run zinstance/bin/instance fg right after installing
> Plone. This step is not mentioned in the installation instruction. I got a
> hint about it from a previous message. Now I have Plone running and
> accessible, but when I tried an addon I got an error saying:
> > > While:
> > > Initializing.
> > > Error: Couldn't open /Applications/Plone/buildout.cfg
> > >
> > > I tried to make buildout.cfg accessible by the Plone user, but I could
> not. So I am stuck with this snag.
> > >
> > > Ahmed Hussein
> > >
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > Make it simple, as simple as possible but no simpler.
> > >
> > > (Albert Einstein)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On 2013-02-11, at 4:00 AM, plone-setup-request at lists.plone.org wrote:
> > >
> > > > Message: 3
> > > > Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2013 21:58:27 -0800 (PST)
> > > > From: Karl Johan Kleist <kleist at postkiosk.de>
> > > > To: setup at lists.plone.org
> > > > Subject: Re: [Setup] Plone 4.2.4 would not start on Mac OSX10.8.2
> > > > Message-ID: <1360562307886-7563137.post at n2.nabble.com>
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> > > >
> > > > If you changed the port number in a .cfg file, did you also remember
> to run
> > > > buildout?
> > > >
> > >
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