[Zope] External methods & persistance and thread safety
Wed, 4 Jun 2003 20:10:47 +0200
Dennis Allison wrote at 2003-6-4 00:51 -0700:
> I have a Zope that is being used for content development. Much of the
> content is maintained in the local file system (e.g. CVS, temporary files,
> and the like). Some of the operations can take a bit of time. And I have
> a number of folks banging on the system at the same time.
> Much of the heavy lifiting is done by python external methods and calls to
> systems programs through the os.system() method. It all works swimmingly
> but for a couple of instances of anomolous behavior--the wrong file
> getting written, for example. It could be a program error, but I don't
> think so. I'm wondering if I am running afoul of some persistance or
> threading problem. (And to make things suitably complex, this is all
> running on a dual processor machine.)
> Any thoughts?
A question best asked to an oracle...
Apparently, you have a deep problem which occurs non-deterministically.
Your problem description is very shallow.
Only an oracle (or other mythical being) can provide hints...