[Zope] Zope refuses to start with relative EVENT_LOG_FILE

Dieter Maurer dieter@handshake.de
Mon, 26 May 2003 20:52:14 +0200

Lennart Regebro wrote at 2003-5-26 17:14 +0200:
 > I couldn't find anything about this in the collector, so maybe it's a bug?
 > I just tried to install Zope 2.6.1, but I thought that this time I would 
 > be nice and neat and actually put up an event.log (I usually just run my 
 > development Zopes to stdout).
 > However, the Zope refused to start. No error messages anywhere, it just 
 > logged that it started the threads and then silently died. I traced this 
 > back to setting EVENT_LOG_FILE="var/event.log" Setting it to 
 > "$cwd/var/event.log" fixed the problem.

>From Zope 2.6.1 on, Zope enters the "CLIENT_HOME" (default "var")
directory on startup. This probably means, that you must omit the "var/"
in the "EVENT_LOG_FILE" specification.