[Zope] Re: CST and disappearing variables (still)

Chris McDonough chrism@zope.com
Mon, 1 Oct 2001 19:07:17 -0400

This is the first time I've heard of problems with an external data
container.  (10 orders a day is of course light load).

I have no suggestions at the moment.  A reliable way to reproduce the
problem would be useful (but probably difficult).

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ron Bickers" <rbickers-dated-1002581036.893696@logicetc.com>
To: <chrism@zope.com>
Cc: "Zope List" <zope@zope.org>
Sent: Monday, October 01, 2001 6:43 PM
Subject: CST and disappearing variables (still)

> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chris McDonough [mailto:chrism@digicool.com]
> > There is a bug in the RAM-based session data container implementation
> > that causes this under load.  I've fixed it in a sandbox here (more or
> > less), but I've not had time to package it up nicely... I am so far
> > overdue in doing this that I'm not even going to say it'll be RSN.
> >
> > In the meantime, please use an external data container.
> Sigh...  After going through a semi-painful external data container setup
> this past weekend, I thought everything was working fine, until today we
> received an order with an empty cart again. :-(  This was after about 12
> successful orders.
> I can see that the external data container has items in it (7 right now)
> that the internal data container has zero (as expected).
> I don't know what you mean by "under load", but this site gets maybe 5-10
> orders per day, and that's really all there is to do there, so I consider
> a *very* light traffic site.
> Any more suggestions?
> _______________________
> Ron Bickers
> Logic Etc, Inc.