[Zope] Maintain Last Modified during Copy

Stefan H. Holek stefan at epy.co.at
Fri Feb 12 07:29:09 EST 2010

Are you talking about (ZODB-level) bobobase_modification_time or about  
(CMF/Plone-level) modified time? In the former case you are out of  
luck, in the latter you can just set it back to its old value after  
making the copy.


On 10.02.2010, at 19:47, Brian Brinegar wrote:

> I'm looking for a way to copy content from one database to another
> without updating modification times.
> I believe the modification times are tied to transaction IDs which may
> mean this isn't possible.
> Moving objects does not update their modification times, but, it  
> doesn't
> seem to be possible to move objects from one storage to another.
> One option that works is to copy the entire database, remove  
> everything
> I don't want, and then pack it. But this isn't ideal.
> Any suggestions?
> --
> Brian Brinegar
> Web Services Coordinator
> Engineering Computer Network
> Purdue University
> _______________________________________________

Stefan H. Holek
stefan at epy.co.at

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