[Zope] Version Save/Discard doesn't work - any news?

Chris McDonough chrism@digicool.com
Wed, 09 May 2001 07:57:20 -0400

I *think* Shane Hathaway recently fixed a similar versions bug. 
Hopefully he'll pipe up.

Cees de Groot wrote:
> This morning, I wanted to save a big chunk of changes and noticed that
> after doing "Save", changed documents were still marked with the red
> diamond and that outside the version, the base folder suddenly gave a
> key error. Undoing the save luckily restored the status quo, and so it
> was time to hunt the Zope.org site for information.
> I noticed that similar behaviour has been reported a couple of times
> last year on the mailing lists, and except for a very old instance I
> never saw a response from an "official" on what can cause this, what
> one can do to prevent this, and whether this will be fixed, ever.
> The work-around I picked up from previous reports (packing the database
> and retrying) worked beautifully in my case, but is generally not
> acceptable: we host a lot of websites on this system, our dealers are
> constantly building/modifying customer sites and I'm only dimly aware of
> when they are busy. It is of course not very nice that every time
> I want to save a version, I have to kill their undo history by
> packing the DB (I usually don't pack the DB, and if I do at +30 days).
> So:
> 1. Is this a problem that can be avoided in some way?
> 2. Will it be fixed?
> Regards,
> Cees
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