This envvar is still used and is documented correctly in ENVIRONMENT.txt in the trunk and in 2.6. It works differently under 2.6/Trunk than it does under 2.5, so the (non)-description is probably still valid for 2.5.
- C ----- Original Message ----- From: "jeffrey" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "jeffrey" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Friday, September 27, 2002 2:49 PM Subject: Re: [Zope-dev] understanding FORCE_PRODUCT_LOAD > > 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 > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev > > ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** > > (Related lists - > > http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce > > http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ) > > > > > _______________________________________________ > Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] > http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev > ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** > (Related lists - > http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce > http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope ) > _______________________________________________ Zope-Dev maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-dev ** No cross posts or HTML encoding! ** (Related lists - http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope-announce http://lists.zope.org/mailman/listinfo/zope )