Zope problems

softgun ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Wed Apr 5 07:49:55 UTC 2006

It will also help if you know where things are in a Ubuntu Breezy
install of Zope say zope2.7 with apt-get or using Synaptic


Create a zope instance by running mkzopeinstance.py from

start the instance from /instance directory/bin/zopectl fg

This will give the messages in the foreground and you will know what is

To configure things like port and user to run zope

edit the /instance/etc/zope.conf

If you did apt-get install of some zope Products like zope-parsedXML or

They will be in

SO from your instance/Products directory do this to link them and make
them available when zope starts.
sudo ln - s /usr/share/zope/Products/ZPsycopgDA

If you want to install the source zope file zope-x.x.x.tar.gz
You need to add these to Breezy - use Synaptic

# make
# gcc-3.4
# build-essential.

Add the python2.3 and python2.3-dev if you are installing a zope older
than 2.9 (Breezy has python2.4 already installed)



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