[Grok-dev] Re: AssertionError on install on WinXP
sgraber at gmail.com
Wed Jun 6 11:20:11 EDT 2007
BTW is there a wiki someplace that this could be added to? I can't be
the only one wanting to evalute Grok on a Windowe platform. :)
On 6/6/07, Philipp von Weitershausen <philipp at weitershausen.de> wrote:
> Shane Graber wrote:
> > I'm attempting to install Grok on my Windows XP laptop. I downloaded
> > the Zope3.3 executable from Zope.org, installed it, and followed up by
> > installing easy_install and grokproject per the instructions on
> > grok.zope.org. All seemed to install with no problems. However, when
> > I do a
> > C:\Python24\Scripts> grokproject --with-zope3="C:\zope3\" Sample
> grokproject is unfortuantely not supported on Windows.
> > The program will run for a bit and then spit out an AssertionError:
> Yup, and that's just the start...
> > I'm at a loss as to how to correct this problem. Could anyone point
> > me in the right direction on getting Grok working properly? I'm
> > really eager to try out Grok after reading through the tutorial!
> 1. After having installed Zope 3.3, create a normal instance using the
> mkzopeinstance script.
> 2. Download the grok tarball, unzip it and put the grok package into
> that instance's lib/python directory.
> 3. Create an INSTANCE/etc/package-includes/grok-meta.zcml file with the
> following contents::
> <include package="grok" file="meta.zcml" />
> as well as an INSTANCE/etc/package-includes/grok-configure.zcml::
> <include package="grok" />
> 4. Create your own package in lib/python (don't forget the __init__.py)
> and place in all the code (e.g. the one from the tutorial) in it. Create
> a configure.zcml in that package with the following contents::
> <grok package="." xmlns="http://namespaces.zope.org/grok" />
> 5. Create an INSANCE/etc/package-includes/YOURPACKAGE-configure.zcml::
> <include package="YOURPACKAGE" />
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