[Grok-dev] ModelTraverse on the application

Wichert Akkerman wichert at wiggy.net
Thu Aug 16 05:11:28 EDT 2007

Previously Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> I'm working on an application which does not use the ZODB but keeps all
> data in SQL. It seems that the best way to model that in grok is to use
> model classes that map the SQL data and use the standard ModelTraverse
> to go over them.
> Unfortunately this does not seem to work for the application. I use
> this simple test:
>     import grok
>     from saturn.status import Status
>     # Status is a simple grok.Model derived class
>     class saturn(grok.Application):
>         def __init__(self):
>             super(saturn, self).__init__(self)
>             self.status = Status()
>     class Index(grok.View):
>         grok.context(saturn)

Seems I found my problem: grok.Application itself is not a persistent
type which makes the ZODB somewhat unhappy.

I would still love some feedback about my basic approach though.


Wichert Akkerman <wichert at wiggy.net>    It is simple to make things.
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