[Zope] Zope start finished

BZ bz at bwanazulia.com
Tue Oct 14 13:25:53 EDT 2003

This looks like it is no longer maintained, but from what I remember, it
had some sort of notification.


BTW: Too bad about the MacOSX version...


>>we have a local Zope installation on a laptop to present our product.
>>Our problem is, that starting Zope lasts a relative long time and we
>>have no feedback when our product is
>>ready to work.
>>Is there a possiblity to show the user e.g. a message box when zope and
>>the product are ready to work and
>>the user can start the presentation?
>>For example is there a method that can be overwritten in order to do
> If you start it on the console, there's a message that says when the
> webserver is up and running. This isn't pretty, granted. I doubt there's
> a hook for that (most people don't use Zope as a user application), but
> you can stick in a call to whatever sort of notification mechanism you
> like right next to that in the Zope source.
> My ad hoc in-development solution is to (1) know how long the restart
> takes, as its relatively constant and/or (2) use ZEO, which can start
> the front-end much much faster.
> If you're going to put a UI element up (wxPython or whatever), you'll
> probably have to run from the console. Otherwise I don't know how you
> can find the window system.
> May I suggest that you start Zope prior to your presentation? Seems like
> the obvious solution to me, but I'm sure you have your reasons.
>           --jcc
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