[Ape] Mysteriously appearing and disappearing Zope products

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Thu Mar 17 20:56:30 EST 2005

Joe Slag wrote:
> I'm seeing some odd behavior when mounting an APE storage to / (using 
> the example configuration in component.xml): sometimes not all of the 
> zope products get loaded. The behavior seems to be random - I can visit 
> Control_Panel/Products/manage_main and see the full list that I'm 
> expecting, then run zopectl restart and only see 4-10, then restart 
> again and the full list is back. There's nothing in the event or error 
> logs. This only seems to happen when the APE storage is mounted to /; if 
> I mount it to /something, or don't have an APE storage mounted at all, 
> the problem doesn't occur.
> my configuration: zope 2.7.4, python 2.3.4, postgres 8.0, psycopg 
> 1.99.13, on linux.
> Has anybody else run into this sort of thing?

Weird.  I haven't seen it.

Unfortunately, mounting the root is quite difficult to get right.  I 
suggest you avoid it if you can.


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