[Zope-DB] POSKeyError with a fresh Zeo Install
mallaice at gmail.com
Fri Oct 20 15:09:33 EDT 2006
Thanks for your answers Tim!
That was very helpful.
On 10/20/06, Tim Peters <tim.peters at gmail.com> wrote:
> [Jimmy small]
> > Setup:
> > python 2.3.5
> > Zope 2.8.4-final
> It's good to know this, but in this specific case none of the above
> actually matters.
> > appropriate python extensions for windows
> One of the log messages suggests your ZEO server box should install a
> more-recent pywin32:
> > 2006-10-18T14:51:57 WARNING Z2 Can not install signal handlers. Please
> > install (or upgrade) your pywin32 installation (
> > When I create 1 zope instance and 1 zeo instance, start the zeo and then
> > start the zope instance I see this in my logs. Note this is the first
> > of the fresh installs. Does anyone have any suggestions as to the
> Yes: this is expected, under all versions of Zope, and is normal,
> with or without ZEO. Whenever a DB object is created (and at least
> one always must be) to mediate access to your database (Data.fs), the
> first thing it does is load the database "root object". But when the
> database is initially empty, there /is/ no root object, and that's the
> source of:
> > 2006-10-18T14:52:44 INFO ZEO.zrpc.Connection(S) (127.0.0.1:1289)
> > raised exception: 0x00
> > Traceback (most recent call last):
> > ...
> > "C:\Zope\Zope-2.8.4-final\lib\python\ZODB\FileStorage\FileStorage.py",
> line 514, in _lookup_pos
> > raise POSKeyError(oid)
> > POSKeyError: 0x00
> The object with oid 0 (0x00 above) is the root object, but it doesn't
> initially exist. The client catches this POSKeyError, and /creates/
> the root object as a result. On the client side, you're in this part
> of DB.__init__() at the time:
> except KeyError:
> # Create the database's root in the storage if it doesn't
> So every time you have an empty database, the first time you access it
> you should expect one of these. It would be nicer if the log message
> were suppressed, but that occurs at a lower level: by the time the
> KeyError is caught here, the log message has already been generated.
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