On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 03:30:20PM +0100, Hanno Schlichting wrote: > 2009/12/29 Marius Gedminas <mar...@gedmin.as>: > > I get the following error: > > > > File "build/bdist.linux-i686/egg/Zope2/utilities/load_site.py", line 248 > > body = ("<html><head><title><dtml-var title_or_id></title> > > ^ > > SyntaxError: EOL while scanning single-quoted string > > I already fixed that error on the 2.12 branch. But it's a bogus > message generated by setuptools. It tries to compile all scripts > ending in .py when building the egg. The script in question is never > used anywhere and is probably some bitrot.
Ah, I thought it was something like this. > > After that, it refuses to create a Data.fs and start up: > > > > File > > "/home/mg/tmp/buildout-eggs/Zope2-2.12.2-py2.5-linux-i686.egg/Zope2/Startup/datatypes.py", > > line 273, in _mountPathError > > "No root database configured") > > ZConfig.ConfigurationError: No root database configured > > > > Huh? Result of that load_site.py error, or a missing manual step that I > > should > > have known to do despite it being not mentioned in the installation docs? > > > > I was brave enough to specify INSTANCEHOME as '.' in my zope.conf, > > because I strongly believe hardcoding absolute paths is dumb. > > > > �...@platonas:~/src/akl-website-z2.12-experiment $ cat etc/zope.conf > > %define INSTANCE . > > > > python $INSTANCE/bin/py > > > > instancehome $INSTANCE > > Well. You didn't specify a database file in your zope,conf it seems. > Without a declaration, there's no database. Makes sense, in a rather user-unfriendly way. May I suggest the documentation be amended to supply a closer-to-working zope.conf? I'm referring to this bit: http://docs.zope.org/zope2/releases/2.12/INSTALL.html#buildout-instances where I didn't notice the word "starting" in "Create a Zope configuration file starting as follows". Thanks for the very quick reply! Marius Gedminas -- http://pov.lt/ -- Zope 3 consulting and development
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