Hi Lennart,

I suggest sending your plea for bug reporting as well as the bugfixes
themselves to Ken Manheimer ([EMAIL PROTECTED]).  He is the person responsible
for creating the replacement for the collector.

Thanks for the bugfixes!

- C

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lennart Regebro" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Tuesday, October 16, 2001 4:22 PM
Subject: [Zope-dev] How to report stuff with the collector down?


> Hi all!
>
> I tried to figure out how to report bugs and stuff without the collector,
> but couldn't find anything. Any official way?
>
> Anyway, I found this minor bug in FileStorage.py. If you try to pack a db
> with a packdate that is earlier than the date of the first object in the
> database, you get a "Errno 22, Invalid argument" error. This is because
> read_index bails out already at the first object and returns position 4L.
> Whe _reduntant_pack then tries to seek(-8) it of course fails. Now, I
> haven't tried tha absolute latest versions of Zope, but a check in the CVS
> indicated that the problem is still there.
>
> I chenged this part of FileStorage.py (row 1275 in v1.71.2.3):
>
>             packpos, maxoid, ltid = read_index(
>                 file, name, index, vindex, tindex, stop,
>                 read_only=1,
>                 )
>
>             if self._redundant_pack(file, packpos):
>                 raise FileStorageError, (
>                     'The database has already been packed to a later
time\n'
>                     'or no changes have been made since the last pack')
>
> to this:
>
>             packpos, maxoid, ltid = read_index(
>                 file, name, index, vindex, tindex, stop,
>                 read_only=1,
>                 )
>
>             if packpos == 4L or self._redundant_pack(file, packpos):
>                 raise FileStorageError, (
>                     'The database has already been packed to a later
time\n'
>                     'or no changes have been made since the last pack')
>
> Note the "if packpos == 4l or" part. This means that you get the message
> that it's already packed.
>
> I have also some other small "improvements" (on MailHost, f ex) that I'd
> like to submit to the community.
> Well, *I* think it's an improvement. :-)
>
>
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