[Zope] disappearing external methods

Garry Saddington garry at schoolteachers.co.uk
Wed May 7 12:06:11 EDT 2008

On Wednesday 07 May 2008 16:54, Jonathan wrote:
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Garry Saddington" <garry at schoolteachers.co.uk>
> To: <zope at zope.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2008 11:52 AM
> Subject: [Zope] disappearing external methods
> >I have recently moved our Zope installation over to a centos server. Since
> >the
> > move all the external methods periodically stop working for no apparent
> > reason and the error is returned as:
> > "external method can not be called because it is none"
> >
> > The thing is that it works well and then stops. Does anyone have any
> > ideas about this? The installation was not initially compiled on centos
> > as I have a
> > large collection of software as part of the application which can be
> > moved between servers with the Zope installation. The reason for the move
> > to Centos
> > is that DTMLTex fails when trying to run pdflatex on Ubuntu and this
> > seems to
> > be distro specific, with no apparent way to fix it, unless anyone knows
> > any
> > better?
> We use centOS and have a lot of external methods (all working happily).
> Have you tried deleting the .pyc files associated with the external methods
> and then restarting zope?
There are no .pyc files in any of our installations.
Have you used the Zope that comes with Centos or from Zope.org?

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