[Zope] when can a product be refreshed?

Paul Winkler pw_lists at slinkp.com
Thu Feb 3 11:20:00 EST 2005

On Thu, Feb 03, 2005 at 11:14:20AM +0100, robert wrote:
> martin f krafft wrote:
> >also sprach robert <robert at redcor.ch> [2005.02.02.2323 +0100]:
> > 
> >
> >>And there are products that can not be refreshes.
> >>Restarting Zope is then the only solution
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >What determines whether a product can be refreshed?
> > 
> >
> It needs to have a refresh.txt file in its folder. The file can be 
> empty. Only its existence is tested.
> Some products can not be refreshed for "internal" reasons. To my 
> knowledge this is the case, when a product  imports libraries as part 
> one of its methods.

In my experience you can't refresh anything that uses 
MonkeyPatching (TM).

After running into some other refresh glitches, which I 
did not have the time to track down, I stopped using it.

Paul Winkler

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