[Zope] packing with zeo error

george donnelly list at zettai.net
Tue May 11 18:43:21 EDT 2004

Dieter Maurer <dieter at handshake.de> on 5/11/04 wrote:

>george donnelly wrote at 2004-5-10 23:14 -0500:
>>i am trying to pack a zeo-served filestorage, i brought it up as
>>read-only, both the zeo server and a client and packed. after about 20
>>mins it failed with this error below. can anyone make sense of this
>>error for me? and perhaps suggest what i might do to get past it and
>>pack my zeo-served zodb?
>> ...
>>  File "/usr/local/zope/270/lib/python/ZODB/referencesf.py", line 38, 
>>    raise ValueError, 'Error unpickling, %s' % p
>>ValueError: Error unpickling,
>> ...
>I fear this is a difficult one.
>Apparently, your "BTrees.OIBTree.OIBTree" contains something
>which is not unpicklable.
>To find out what is the real problem, you should log the
>traceback in "ZODB/referencesf.py" near line 33 (at the start of the
>Python 2.3 also comes with a pickle utility. It is useful
>to analyse pickles (and find out what might be wrong with them).

thanks dieter. appreciate very much your suggestions.

i think i found the object(s) causing the problem, tried deleting them
but of course they are still there and i can't pack them out.

any consultants out there interested/available in assisting us with this
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