Tres Seaver wrote:
> Glenn Gillis wrote:
>>> Tres Seaver wrote:
>>>> Glenn Gillis wrote:
>>>>>> Jens Vagelpohl wrote:
>>>>>>> On 14 Nov 2006, at 02:34, Glenn Gillis wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> I'm stuck on this error attempting to start Zope 2.9.5 with Python 
>>>>>>>>> 2.4.3
>>>>>>>>> on a FreeBSD 4.11-RELEASE-p22 box:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> "ImportError: No module named cPersistence"
>>>>>>> I'm afraid this has nothing to do with the zope.conf file you quoted so
>>>>>>> judiciously. Did you actually *compile* Zope..?
>>>>>> Ah, yes. "./configure", "make", "make instance".
>>>> You didn't install it.  If you want to use the "working directory" in
>>>> which you unpacked the tarball your SOFTWARE_HOME, you need to run 'make
>>>> inplace', too.  Otherwise, you should run 'make install' (assuming you
>>>> passed an appropriate prefix to 'configure') and then re-do the 'make
>>>> instance' bit from the installed tree.
>>> Huh, funny that I've never heard of, much less used, the "inplace" make
>>> target when building Zope.
>>>
>>> I will give this a try and see how things go. Thanks for the suggestion,
>>> Tres.
> 
> Turns out that the makefile didn't tell you you needed to run 'make
> inplace' before using the instance created with 'make instance' -- I
> filed and fixed a collector bug on that issue:
> 
>   http://www.zope.org/Collectors/Zope/2237

While I'm happy to have unearthed a bug that could be fixed, and hate to
beat this thing into the ground, when I run "make inplace" prior to
"make instance" I just get the following error:

  [EMAIL PROTECTED]:newplone.climatelaw.org]$ make inplace
  make: don't know how to make
  PREFIX=/usr/local/zope/software-home/Zope-2.8.5-final. Stop

My directory tree is like this:

/usr/local/zope
    /instance-home
        /newplone.climatelaw.org
        /someotherinstance.elaw.org
    /software-home
        /Python-2.4.3
        /Zope-2.8.5
        /Plone-2.1.2
    /products-home

/usr/local/zope is owned by user/group zope/zope, and I'm running the
configure and make as user "zope."

I swear I have several other Zope/Plone site running on this box that I
was able to set up without resorting to any mailing lists!

If Tres, or anyone else, has a helpful suggestion for getting around
this error, I'm all ears.

Glenn


> Tres.
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