Ack!  I just noticed that this was done a few weeks ago in CVS and should
be in 2.6 (I imagine).  But there's still a FORCE_PRODUCT_RELOAD listing at
the bottom of ENVIRONMENT.txt.  Can this be removed?  Or is there an
unknown FORCE_PRODUCT_RELOAD environment variable in use?

jeffrey writes:

> 
> 
> After a hell and back and hell and hell and back and hell and back and hell
> and back again morning trying to update a Zope 2.3.3 site (as ZEO client)
> to be a Zope 2.5.1 site (including installation of some new products), I
> finally re-discovered the magic of FORCE_PRODUCT_LOAD environment variable.
> 
> The only reason I even remembered this variable existed was because of
> Chris McDonough mentioning it a long long time ago (before the new Zope
> Corp offices).
> 
> Not only is it undocumented, it's undocumented incorrectly ;).  At the end
> of doc/ENVIRON.txt, it's listed as FORCE_PRODUCT_RELOAD with the wording
> "unknown (Shane's Refresh product ???)".
> 
> If someone with a deeper understanding of what this environment variable
> does - and of the correct times to use it - I'm sure there are other people
> it would help.  I'd document it myself, but I don't want to spread more
> misinformation.  I've guessed at what it does - I believe it's forcing a
> write to ZEO of the currently installed disk products running at the client
> side - but that's the nearest I could figure out.
> 
> j.shell
> 
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