[Zope] is it possible to upgrade from 2.9 to 2.13?

Laurence Rowe l at lrowe.co.uk
Mon Jul 4 08:30:35 EDT 2011

On 4 July 2011 13:26, Fernando <fernando at cmartins.nl> wrote:
> Stefan, thanks for your reply.
> In the meanwhile I was indeed able to put products in INSTANCE/Products
> (Zope 2.13.8). I did not know about that option you mention and I cannot
> check it now, but the Products from pypi were being recognised, as long as I
> put only the specific Product subfolder (not the whole pypi package which
> contains "cruft" for eggs, whatever else, I still don't fully understand).
> However, with ZSQL Methods, the situation is different. It contains the
> specific ZSQL Methods folder, but also Shared/DC/ZRDB. When loading, Zope
> complains it can't find the module ZRDB/Search.py (or something like that).
> So, ZSQLMethods depends on Shared, but Share is not being recognised (or at
> least not yet processed before ZSQL). How can I fix this? Somehow I guess
> the pypi package should be made an egg and dropped in lib/python2.6, and
> somehow configured. I couldn't yet find instructions on doing this for Zope.
> I've been trying to read about this whole new procedure[s] (setup tools,
> buildout, eggs, virtualenv, ???),  but I have the impression the situation
> has been changing and it's quite hard to figure out what makes sense or
> works right now.

I suggest using http://pypi.python.org/pypi/plone.recipe.zope2instance
(it is not Plone specific) and referring to the Plone documentation
for installing add-ons:


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