[Zope] var/Data.fs: any way to regenerate from scratch?

Passin, Tom tpassin@mitretek.org
Wed, 26 Mar 2003 17:11:42 -0500

[ Rocky Burt]
> Depending on in what fashion your Data.fs is corrupted...=20
> could be that only certain area's are broken.  Could be=20
> anything in the ZMI (Zope Manage Interface) triggering it.
> I have no experience with trying to fix a corrupted Data.fs. =20
> But one idea might be to transfer as much out of that Data.fs=20
> into another Data.fs as possible.  And then start redoing=20
> missing pieces in the second Data.fs (you can transfer=20
> content from one Zope to another Zope with tools like ZSyncer).

You could try to export each top-level folder, and then import each one
into a new Zope installation.  With luck, you would end up with
everything that works in the new Zope, leaving only badly broken pieces
to be pieced together as best you can.  That is probably what I would
try first.


Tom P