Exceptions and common tracebacks

Description

Common Python exception traceback patterns you may encounter when working with Plone and possible solutions for them.

Please see this tutorial for extracting Python tracebacks from your Plone logs.

Add-on installer error: This object was originally created by a product that is no longer installed

Traceback:

2009-10-18 13:11:20 ERROR Zope.SiteErrorLog 1255860680.760.514176531634 http://localhost:8080/twinapex/portal_quickinstaller/installProducts
Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 125, in publish
  Module Zope2.App.startup, line 238, in commit
  Module transaction._manager, line 93, in commit
  Module transaction._transaction, line 325, in commit
  Module transaction._transaction, line 424, in _commitResources
  Module ZODB.Connection, line 541, in commit
  Module ZODB.Connection, line 586, in _commit
  Module ZODB.Connection, line 620, in _store_objects
  Module ZODB.serialize, line 407, in serialize
  Module OFS.Uninstalled, line 40, in __getstate__
SystemError: This object was originally created by a product that
            is no longer installed.  It cannot be updated.
            (<Salt at broken>)

Reason: Data.fs contains objects for which the code is not present. You have probably moved Data.fs or edited buildout.cfg.

Solution: Check that eggs and zcml contain all necessary products in buildout.cfg.

Add-on installer error: too many values to unpack

Traceback:

Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 119, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 589, in installProducts
Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 475, in installProduct
 - __traceback_info__: ('gomobile.mobile',)
Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 396, in snapshotPortal
Module five.localsitemanager.registry, line 194, in registeredUtilities
Module zope.component.registry, line 127, in registeredUtilities
ValueError: too many values to unpack

Condition: When trying to install a plugin

Reason: You have run Data.fs with zope.component 3.5.1, but later downgraded / moved Data.fs.

Solution: Pin zope.component to 3.5.1.

Archetypes: TypeError: getattr(): attribute name must be string

Traceback:

'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>}
Module Products.PageTemplates.ZRPythonExpr, line 48, in __call__
 - __traceback_info__: otherwidget.Description(here, target_language=target_language)
Module PythonExpr, line 1, in <expression>
Module Products.Archetypes.generator.widget, line 100, in Description
TypeError: getattr(): attribute name must be string

Reason: You might have used something else besides string or translation string to define Archetypes widget name or description.

AttributeError in setRoles due to workflow state transition

Traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 115, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 41, in call_object
Module Products.CMFPlone.FactoryTool, line 361, in __call__
Module Products.CMFPlone.FactoryTool, line 147, in __getitem__
Module Products.CMFPlone.PloneFolder, line 406, in invokeFactory
Module Products.CMFCore.TypesTool, line 934, in constructContent
Module Products.CMFCore.TypesTool, line 345, in constructInstance
Module Products.CMFCore.TypesTool, line 357, in _finishConstruction
Module Products.CMFCore.CMFCatalogAware, line 145, in notifyWorkflowCreated
Module Products.CMFCore.WorkflowTool, line 355, in notifyCreated
Module Products.DCWorkflow.DCWorkflow, line 392, in notifyCreated
Module Products.DCWorkflow.DCWorkflow, line 476, in _changeStateOf
Module Products.DCWorkflow.DCWorkflow, line 571, in _executeTransition
Module Products.DCWorkflow.DCWorkflow, line 435, in updateRoleMappingsFor
Module Products.DCWorkflow.utils, line 60, in modifyRolesForPermission
Module AccessControl.Permission, line 93, in setRoles
AttributeError: appname

Possible reasons:

  1. You are using AnnotationStorage but you forgot to declare atapi.ATFieldProperty in your class body
  2. You are inhering schema in Archetypes, but you do not inherit the class itself

AttributeError: 'FilesystemResourceDirectory' object has no attribute 'absolute_url'

Traceback:

2013-09-02 12:26:55 ERROR plone.transformchain Unexpected error whilst trying to apply transform chain
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/pab/.buildout/eggs/plone.transformchain-1.0.3-py2.7.egg/plone/transformchain/transformer.py", line 48, in __call__
    newResult = handler.transformIterable(result, encoding)
  File "/home/pab/.buildout/eggs/plone.app.theming-1.1.1-py2.7.egg/plone/app/theming/transform.py", line 179, in transformIterable
    params = prepareThemeParameters(findContext(self.request), self.request, parameterExpressions, cache)
  File "/home/pab/.buildout/eggs/plone.app.theming-1.1.1-py2.7.egg/plone/app/theming/utils.py", line 630, in prepareThemeParameters
    params[name] = quote_param(expression(expressionContext))
  File "/home/pab/.buildout/eggs/Zope2-2.13.20-py2.7.egg/Products/PageTemplates/ZRPythonExpr.py", line 48, in __call__
    return eval(self._code, vars, {})
  File "PythonExpr", line 1, in <expression>
  File "/home/pab/.buildout/eggs/plone.memoize-1.1.1-py2.7.egg/plone/memoize/view.py", line 47, in memogetter
    value = cache[key] = func(*args, **kwargs)
  File "/home/pab/.buildout/eggs/plone.app.layout-2.3.5-py2.7.egg/plone/app/layout/globals/context.py", line 47, in current_base_url
    self.context.absolute_url())))
AttributeError: 'FilesystemResourceDirectory' object has no attribute 'absolute_url'

Reason: There is a not accessible filesystem resource declared in your diazo theme's html.

Solution: Check that all js and css files are available.

AttributeError: 'RelationList' object has no attribute 'source'

Traceback:

2014-03-21 17:19:09 ERROR Zope.SiteErrorLog 1395433149.260.697467198696 http://localhost:8080/Plone/++add++MyType
Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 138, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 77, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 48, in call_object
  Module plone.z3cform.layout, line 66, in __call__
  Module plone.z3cform.layout, line 50, in update
  Module plone.dexterity.browser.add, line 112, in update
  Module plone.z3cform.fieldsets.extensible, line 59, in update
  Module plone.z3cform.patch, line 30, in GroupForm_update
  Module z3c.form.group, line 128, in update
  Module z3c.form.form, line 134, in updateWidgets
  Module z3c.form.field, line 277, in update
  Module z3c.formwidget.query.widget, line 108, in update
  Module z3c.formwidget.query.widget, line 95, in bound_source
  Module z3c.formwidget.query.widget, line 90, in source
AttributeError: 'RelationList' object has no attribute 'source'

Reason: You're trying to use a relation field on your Dexterity-based content type but plone.app.relationfield is not installed.

Solution: Follow the instructions on the Dexterity documentation as relation support is no longer included by default.

AttributeError: 'module' object has no attribute 'HTTPSConnection'

Python has not been compiled with HTTPS support.

Try installing your Python, for example, using minitage.

See Python basics.

AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'other' (Mixed zope.viewpagetemplate and Five.viewpagetemplate)

Traceback:

Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
 - URL: /home/moo/sits/src/plone.z3cform/plone/z3cform/crud/crud-master.pt
 - Line 17, Column 2
 - Expression: <PathExpr standard:u'form/render'>
 - Names:
    {'args': (),
     'context': <SitsPatient at /folder_sits/sitsngta/intranet/sitsdatabase/sitscountry_TE/sitshospital_TES/sitspatient.TETES2009062217>,
     'default': <object object at 0xb7d76538>,
     'loop': {},
     'nothing': None,
     'options': {},
     'repeat': {},
     'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:9000/folder_sits/sitsngta/intranet/sitsdatabase/sitscountry_TE/sitshospital_TES/sitspatient.TETES2009062217/@@ar>,
     'template': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewPageTemplateFile object at 0xc6e552c>,
     'usage': <zope.pagetemplate.pagetemplate.TemplateUsage object at 0xf7fb78c>,
     'view': <Products.SitsPatient.browser.ar.ARCrudForm object at 0xf928ccc>,
     'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0xf7b4a0c>}
Module Products.PTProfiler.ProfilerPatch, line 32, in __patched_call__
Module zope.tales.expressions, line 217, in __call__
Module zope.tales.expressions, line 211, in _eval
Module z3c.form.form, line 143, in render
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 348, in _bindAndExec
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 1, in ?
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 293, in _getTraverseSubpath
AttributeError: 'str' object has no attribute 'other'

Five ViewPageTemplate class file is slightly different than Zope 3's normal ViewPageTemplate file. In this case Five ViewPageTemplate was used, when Zope 3's normal ViewPageTemplate was expected.

Another reason is that acquisition chain is not properly set-up in your custom views.

Difference:

from Products.Five.browser.pagetemplatefile import ViewPageTemplateFile

vs.:

from zope.pagetemplate.pagetemplatefile import PageTemplateFile

AttributeError: 'wrapper_descriptor' object has no attribute 'im_func'

Traceback:

File "/home/moo/code/gomobile/parts/zope2/lib/python/DocumentTemplate/DT_Util.py", line 19, in <module>
  from html_quote import html_quote, ustr # for import by other modules, dont remove!
File "/home/moo/code/gomobile/parts/zope2/lib/python/DocumentTemplate/html_quote.py", line 4, in <module>
  from ustr import ustr
File "/home/moo/code/gomobile/parts/zope2/lib/python/DocumentTemplate/ustr.py", line 18, in <module>
  nasty_exception_str = Exception.__str__.im_func
AttributeError: 'wrapper_descriptor' object has no attribute 'im_func'

Condition: This exception happens when starting Plone

Reason: You are trying to use Python 2.6 with Plone 3

Solution: With Plone 3 you need to use Python 2.4.

AttributeError: REQUEST in getObject

Traceback:

import ZPublisher, Zope
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 1, in ?
  File "src/collective.mountpoint/collective/mountpoint/bin/update.py", line 31, in ?
    sys.exit(main(app))
  File "/srv/plone/saariselka/src/collective.mountpoint/collective/mountpoint/updateclient.py", line 243, in main
    exit_code = updater.updateAll()
  File "/srv/plone/saariselka/src/collective.mountpoint/collective/mountpoint/updateclient.py", line 151, in updateAll
    mountpoints = list(self.getMountPoints())
  File "/srv/plone/saariselka/src/collective.mountpoint/collective/mountpoint/updateclient.py", line 49, in getMountPoints
    return [ brain.getObject() for brain in brains ]
  File "/srv/plone/saariselka/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/ZCatalog/CatalogBrains.py", line 86, in getObject
    target = parent.restrictedTraverse(path[-1])
  File "/srv/plone/saariselka/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Traversable.py", line 301, in restrictedTraverse
    return self.unrestrictedTraverse(path, default, restricted=True)
  File "/srv/plone/saariselka/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Traversable.py", line 259, in unrestrictedTraverse
    next = queryMultiAdapter((obj, self.REQUEST),
AttributeError: REQUEST

Reason: You are using command line script. getObject() fails for a catalog brain, because the actual object is gone. However, unrestrictedTraverse() does not handle this case gracefully.

AttributeError: Schema

Traceback:

Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
 - URL: file:/fast/xxxm2011/eggs/Products.Archetypes-1.7.10-py2.6.egg/Products/Archetypes/skins/archetypes/base_view.pt
 - Line 50, Column 4
 - Expression: <PythonExpr context.Schema().viewableFields(here)>
 - Names:
    {'container': <CourseInfo at /xxx/courses/professional-courses/business-management-courses/postgraduate-diploma-in-business-and-management-consultancy>,
     'context': <CourseInfo at /xxx/courses/professional-courses/business-management-courses/postgraduate-diploma-in-business-and-management-consultancy>,
     'default': <object object at 0x1002edb70>,
     'here': <CourseInfo at /xxx/courses/professional-courses/business-management-courses/postgraduate-diploma-in-business-and-management-consultancy>,
     'loop': {},
     'nothing': None,
     'options': {'args': ()},
     'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0x10b70a208>,
     'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:8090/xxx/courses/professional-courses/business-management-courses/postgraduate-diploma-in-business-and-management-consultancy/base_view>,
     'root': <Application at >,
     'template': <FSPageTemplate at /xxx/courses/professional-courses/business-management-courses/postgraduate-diploma-in-business-and-management-consultancy/base_view>,
     'traverse_subpath': [],
     'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>}
Module Products.PageTemplates.ZRPythonExpr, line 48, in __call__
 - __traceback_info__: context.Schema().viewableFields(here)
Module PythonExpr, line 1, in <expression>
Module AccessControl.ImplPython, line 675, in guarded_getattr

Condition: This error may comes when you try to view your custom content type

Reason: It is picking up Archetypes default view template for your Dexterity content type.

Try if you can access your view by a directly calling it to by its name. E.g.:

http://yoursite.com/folder/content/@@view

If it's working then it is wrong data in portal_types.

Your content item might also be corrupted. It is trying to use dynamic view selector even if it's not supported. Try re-creating the particular content item.

AttributeError: getPhysicalPath()

Traceback:

Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 408, in do_startTag
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 485, in attrAction_tal
Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 230, in evaluateText
Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
 - URL: edit_header
 - Line 25, Column 14
 - Expression: <PythonExpr (view.getHeaderDefiner().absolute_url())>
 - Names:
    {'container': <Frontpage at /yourinstance/matkailijalle/yourinstance-1>,
     'context': <Frontpage at /yourinstance/matkailijalle/yourinstance-1>,
     'default': <object object at 0x7fabf9cec1f0>,
     'here': <Frontpage at /yourinstance/matkailijalle/yourinstance-1>,
     'loop': {},
     'nothing': None,
     'options': {'args': ()},
     'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0xe617d88>,
     'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:9444/yourinstance/matkailijalle/yourinstance-1/@@edit_header>,
     'root': <Application at >,
     'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0xe6105d0>,
     'traverse_subpath': [],
     'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>,
     'view': <Products.Five.metaclass.EditHeaderBehaviorView object at 0xe51ed10>,
     'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0xe610c10>}
Module zope.tales.pythonexpr, line 59, in __call__
 - __traceback_info__: (view.getHeaderDefiner().absolute_url())
Module <string>, line 0, in ?
Module OFS.Traversable, line 64, in absolute_url
Module OFS.Traversable, line 117, in getPhysicalPath
AttributeError: getPhysicalPath

Another possible error is:

AttributeError: absolute_url

This usually means that you should have used context.aq_inner when you have used context. absolute_url() tries to get the path to the object, but object parent is set to view (context.aq_parent) instead of real container object (context.aq_inner.aq_parent).

Warning

When setting a member attribute in BrowserView, the acquisition parent of objects changes to BrowserView instance. All member attributes receive ImplicitAcquisitionWrapper automatically.

Demonstration

We try to set BrowserView member attribute defining_context to be some context object.:

(Pdb) self.defining_context = context
(Pdb) context.aq_parent
<PloneSite at /plone>
(Pdb) self.defining_context.aq_parent
<Products.Five.metaclass.HeaderAnimationHelper object at 0xadb5750>
(Pdb) self.defining_context.aq_inner.aq_parent
<Products.Five.metaclass.HeaderAnimationHelper object at 0xadb5750>
(Pdb) self.defining_context.aq_parent.aq_parent
<ATDocument at /plone/doc>
(Pdb) self.defining_context.aq_parent.aq_parent.aq_inner
<ATDocument at /plone/doc>
(Pdb) self.defining_context.aq_parent.aq_parent.aq_parent
<PloneSite at /plone>

To get the real object (as it was before set was called) you can create a helper getter:

def getDefiningContext(self):
    """
    Un-fuse automatically injected view from the acquisition chain

    @return: Real defining context object without bad acquistion
    """
    if self.defining_context is not None:
        return self.defining_context.aq_parent.aq_inner.aq_parent
    return None

AttributeError: type object 'IRAMCache' has no attribute '__iro__'

Traceback:

Module zope.component._api, line 130, in subscribers
Module zope.component.registry, line 290, in subscribers
Module zope.interface.adapter, line 535, in subscribers
Module zope.app.component.site, line 375, in threadSiteSubscriber
Module zope.app.component.hooks, line 61, in setSite
Module Products.CMFCore.PortalObject, line 75, in getSiteManager
Module ZODB.Connection, line 811, in setstate
Module ZODB.Connection, line 870, in _setstate
Module ZODB.serialize, line 605, in setGhostState
Module zope.component.persistentregistry, line 42, in __setstate__
Module zope.interface.adapter, line 80, in _createLookup
Module zope.interface.adapter, line 389, in __init__
Module zope.interface.adapter, line 426, in init_extendors
Module zope.interface.adapter, line 430, in add_extendor
AttributeError: type object 'IRAMCache' has no attribute '__iro__'

Condition: This error can happen when trying to open any page

Reason: You have probably imported a Data.fs using newer Plone/Zope version to old Plone, or package pindowns are incorrect. If you are copying a site try re-checking that source and target buildouts and package versions match.

AttributeError: set_stripped_tags

Traceback:

...
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 60, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 77, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 46, in call_object
Module zope.formlib.form, line 795, in __call__
Module five.formlib.formbase, line 50, in update
Module zope.formlib.form, line 776, in update
Module zope.formlib.form, line 620, in success
Module plone.app.controlpanel.form, line 38, in handle_edit_action
Module zope.formlib.form, line 543, in applyChanges
Module zope.formlib.form, line 538, in applyData
Module zope.schema._bootstrapfields, line 227, in set
Module plone.app.controlpanel.filter, line 173, in set_
AttributeError: set_stripped_tags

Condition: This error may happen on saving changed settings in the HTML-Filtering controlpanel.

possible cause:

  • You have migrated your Plone site from 3.3.5 to Plone 4.x
  • For some reason kupu library tool may not be removed in the upgrade step that removed kupu.

Solution: Go to the ZMI and delete the kupu library tool manually.

AttributeError: set_stripped_combinations

Traceback:

...
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 126, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 77, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 46, in call_object
Module zope.formlib.form, line 795, in __call__
Module five.formlib.formbase, line 50, in update
Module zope.formlib.form, line 776, in update
Module zope.formlib.form, line 620, in success
Module plone.app.controlpanel.form, line 38, in handle_edit_action
Module zope.formlib.form, line 543, in applyChanges
Module zope.formlib.form, line 538, in applyData
Module zope.schema._bootstrapfields, line 227, in set
Module plone.app.controlpanel.filter, line 254, in set
AttributeError: set_stripped_combinations

Condition: This error may happen on saving changed settings in the HTML-Filtering controlpanel.

possible cause:

  • You have migrated your Plone site from 3.3.5 to Plone 4.x
  • For some reason kupu library tool may not be removed in the upgrade step that removed kupu.

Solution: Go to the ZMI and delete the kupu library tool manually.

BadRequest: The id "xxx" is invalid - it is already in use.

Traceback:

...
Module Products.CMFFormController.Script, line 145, in __call__
Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 140, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 350, in _bindAndExec
Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 196, in _exec
Module None, line 1, in content_edit
<FSControllerPythonScript at /xxx/content_edit used for /xxx/sisalto/lomapalvelut/portal_factory/HolidayService/aktiviteetit>
Line 1
Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 140, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 350, in _bindAndExec
Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 196, in _exec
Module None, line 9, in content_edit_impl
<FSPythonScript at /xxx/content_edit_impl used for /xxx/sisalto/lomapalvelut/portal_factory/HolidayService/aktiviteetit>
Line 9
Module Products.CMFPlone.FactoryTool, line 264, in doCreate
Module Products.ATContentTypes.lib.constraintypes, line 281, in invokeFactory
Module Products.CMFCore.PortalFolder, line 315, in invokeFactory
Module Products.CMFCore.TypesTool, line 716, in constructContent
Module Products.CMFCore.TypesTool, line 276, in constructInstance
Module Products.CMFCore.TypesTool, line 450, in _constructInstance
Module xxx.app.content.holidayservice, line 7, in addHolidayService
Module OFS.ObjectManager, line 315, in _setObject
Module Products.CMFCore.PortalFolder, line 333, in _checkId
Module OFS.ObjectManager, line 102, in checkValidId
BadRequest: The id "holidayservice.2010-03-18.4474765045" is invalid - it is already in use.

Todo

Not really sure why this happens.

Try portal_catalog rebuild as a fix.

ComponentLookupError: cmf.ManagePortal

Traceback:

zope.configuration.config.ConfigurationExecutionError: <class 'zope.component.interfaces.ComponentLookupError'>: (<InterfaceClass zope.security.interfaces.IPermission>, u'cmf.ManagePortal')
  in:
  File "/fast/x/src/collective.portletcollection/collective/portletcollection/portlets/configure.zcml", line 11.2-20.8

Condition: This error may happen when starting Plone

This is a sign of changed loading order, starting from Plone 4.1. You need to explicitly include CMFCore/permissions.zcml in your configuration.zcml.

Example:

<include package="Products.CMFCore" file="permissions.zcml" />

Content status history won't render - traceback is content path reversed

Traceback:

Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
 - URL: file:/home/antti/workspace/plone/hotellilevitunturi/eggs/Plone-3.3.5-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/skins/plone_forms/content_status_history.cpt
 - Line 201, Column 14
 - Expression: <PythonExpr wtool.getTransitionsFor(target, here)>
 - Names:
    {'container': <PloneSite at /hotellilevitunturi>,
     'context': <MainFolder at /hotellilevitunturi/fi/ravintolamaailma>,
     'default': <object object at 0xb75d2540>,
     'here': <MainFolder at /hotellilevitunturi/fi/ravintolamaailma>,
     'loop': {},
     'nothing': None,
     'options': {'args': (),
                 'state': <Products.CMFFormController.ControllerState.ControllerState object at 0x1055614c>},
     'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0x10556f6c>,
     'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:9888/hotellilevitunturi/fi/ravintolamaailma/content_status_history>,
     'root': <Application at >,
     'template': <FSControllerPageTemplate at /hotellilevitunturi/content_status_history used for /hotellilevitunturi/fi/ravintolamaailma>,
     'traverse_subpath': [],
     'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>}
Module Products.PageTemplates.ZRPythonExpr, line 49, in __call__
 - __traceback_info__: wtool.getTransitionsFor(target, here)
Module PythonExpr, line 1, in <expression>
Module Products.CMFPlone.WorkflowTool, line 88, in getTransitionsFor
Module Products.CMFPlone.WorkflowTool, line 37, in flattenTransitions
Module Products.CMFPlone.WorkflowTool, line 69, in flattenTransitionsForPaths
Module OFS.Traversable, line 301, in restrictedTraverse
Module OFS.Traversable, line 284, in unrestrictedTraverse
 - __traceback_info__: ([u's', u'a', u'n', u'u', u'o', u'l', u'/', u'a', u'm', u'l', u'i', u'a', u'a', u'm', u'a', u'l', u'o', u't', u'n', u'i', u'v', u'a', u'r', u'/', u'i', u'f', u'/', u'i', u'r', u'u', u't', u'n', u'u', u't', u'i', u'v', u'e', u'l', u'i', u'l', u'l', u'e', u't', u'o', u'h'], u'/')
KeyError: u'/'

Todo

No solution

ContentProviderLookupError: plone.htmlhead

Traceback:

Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
 - URL: file:/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Plone-3.3.5-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/skins/plone_templates/main_template.pt
 - Line 39, Column 4
 - Expression: <StringExpr u'plone.htmlhead'>
 - Names:
    {'container': <PloneSite at /isleofback>,
     'context': <PloneSite at /isleofback>,
     'default': <object object at 0xb75f2528>,
     'here': <PloneSite at /isleofback>,
     'loop': {},
     'nothing': None,
     'options': {'args': (<isleofback.app.browser.company.CompanyCreationForm object at 0xea5e80c>,)},
     'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0xea62dcc>,
     'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:9666/isleofback/@@create_company>,
     'root': <Application at >,
     'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0xea62bcc>,
     'traverse_subpath': [],
     'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>,
     'view': <UnauthorizedBinding: context>,
     'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0xea62d2c>}
Module Products.Five.browser.providerexpression, line 25, in __call__
ContentProviderLookupError: plone.htmlhead

This is not a bug in Zope. It is caused by trying to render a Plone page frame in an context which has not acquisition chain properly set up. Plone main_template.pt tries to look up viewlet managers by acquistion traversing to parent objects. plone.htmlhead is the first viewlet manager to be looked up like this, and it will fail firstly.

Some possible causes:

  • You are trying to embed main_template inside form/view which is already rendered in main_template frame. Please see how to embed forms and wrap forms manually.
  • You might be using wrong ViewPageTemplate import (Five vs. zope.pagetemplate - explained elsewhere in this documentation)
  • Make sure that you call __of__() method for views and other objects you construct by hand which expects themselves to be in the acquisition chain (normally discovered by traversing)

ERROR ZODB.Connection Couldn't load state for 0x00

Traceback:

2010-07-14 05:02:33 ERROR ZODB.Connection Couldn't load state for 0x00
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/Connection.py", line 811, in setstate
    self._setstate(obj)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/Connection.py", line 870, in _setstate
    self._reader.setGhostState(obj, p)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/serialize.py", line 604, in setGhostState
    state = self.getState(pickle)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/serialize.py", line 597, in getState
    return unpickler.load()
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/serialize.py", line 471, in _persistent_load
    return self.load_oid(reference)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/serialize.py", line 537, in load_oid
    return self._conn.get(oid)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/Connection.py", line 244, in get
    p, serial = self._storage.load(oid, self._version)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/FileStorage/FileStorage.py", line 470, in load
    pos = self._lookup_pos(oid)
  File "/Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.4-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/FileStorage/FileStorage.py", line 462, in _lookup_pos
    raise POSKeyError(oid)
POSKeyError: 0x01

Condition: This error can happen when you try to start Zope

Reason: Data.fs might have been damaged. You might be using blobs with Plone 3 and they don't work perfectly. . . . or a bunch other issues which generally mean that your day is screwed.

Error _restore_index() when starting instance / ZEO server

Traceback:

2011-05-09 09:42:20 INFO ZServer HTTP server started at Mon May  9 09:42:20 2011
        Hostname: 0.0.0.0
        Port: 10997
2011-05-09 09:42:21 INFO Marshall libxml2-python not available. Unable to register libxml2 based marshallers, at least SimpleXMLMarshaller
2011-05-09 09:42:22 INFO DocFinderTab Applied patch version 1.0.4.
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/moo/code/python2/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/pdb.py", line 1066, in main
    pdb._runscript(mainpyfile)
  File "/home/moo/code/python2/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/pdb.py", line 991, in _runscript
    self.run(statement, globals=globals_, locals=locals_)
  File "/home/moo/code/python2/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/bdb.py", line 366, in run
    exec cmd in globals, locals
  File "<string>", line 1, in ?
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/run.py", line 56, in ?
    run()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/run.py", line 21, in run
    starter.prepare()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/__init__.py", line 102, in prepare
    self.startZope()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/__init__.py", line 278, in startZope
    Zope2.startup()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/__init__.py", line 47, in startup
    _startup()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/App/startup.py", line 59, in startup
    DB = dbtab.getDatabase('/', is_root=1)
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/datatypes.py", line 280, in getDatabase
    db = factory.open(name, self.databases)
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/datatypes.py", line 178, in open
    DB = self.createDB(database_name, databases)
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/datatypes.py", line 175, in createDB
    return ZODBDatabase.open(self, databases)
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZODB/config.py", line 97, in open
    storage = section.storage.open()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZODB/config.py", line 135, in open
    quota=self.config.quota)
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZODB/FileStorage/FileStorage.py", line 154, in __init__
    r = self._restore_index()
  File "/home/moo/xxx/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZODB/FileStorage/FileStorage.py", line 365, in _restore_index
    index = info.get('index')

Reason: Data.fs.index is corrupted.

Solution: Remove Data.fs.index file. The index will be rebuilt on the launch.

Error: Incorrect padding

Traceback:

2012-02-06 16:52:25 ERROR Zope.SiteErrorLog 1328539945.430.234286547911 http://localhost:9888/index_html
Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 110, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.BaseRequest, line 588, in traverse
  Module Products.PluggableAuthService.PluggableAuthService, line 233, in validate
  Module Products.PluggableAuthService.PluggableAuthService, line 559, in _extractUserIds
  Module Products.PluggableAuthService.plugins.CookieAuthHelper, line 121, in extractCredentials
  Module base64, line 321, in decodestring
Error: Incorrect padding

Condition: This error can happen when you try to access any Plone site URL

Reason: It means that your browser most likely tries to serve bad cookies / auth info to Zope.

Solution: Clear browser cache, cookies, etc.

Exception: Type name not specified in createObject

Traceback:

Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 119, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
Module Products.CMFFormController.FSControllerPythonScript, line 104, in __call__
Module Products.CMFFormController.Script, line 145, in __call__
Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 140, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 350, in _bindAndExec
Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 196, in _exec
Module None, line 11, in createObject
<FSControllerPythonScript at /xxx/createObject used for /xxx/sisalto/lomapalvelut>
Line 11
Exception: Type name not specified

Todo

Complete

ExpatError: portlets.xml: unbound prefix

Traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
  Module plone.postpublicationhook.hook, line 74, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
  Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 589, in installProducts
  Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 526, in installProduct
   - __traceback_info__: ('mfabrik.app',)
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 390, in runAllImportStepsFromProfile
   - __traceback_info__: profile-mfabrik.app:default
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 1179, in _runImportStepsFromContext
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 1090, in _doRunImportStep
   - __traceback_info__: portlets
  Module plone.app.portlets.exportimport.portlets, line 707, in importPortlets
  Module Products.GenericSetup.utils, line 543, in _importBody
ExpatError: portlets.xml: unbound prefix: line 15, column 1

Condition: This error can happen while installing a new portlet portlets.xml

Reason: You have i18n:attributes="title; description" in your portlets.xml.

Solution: Remove it or declare the i18n namespace in XML like this:

<portlets xmlns:i18n="http://namespaces.zope.org/i18n">

Similar applies for actions.xml, etc.

IOError: [Errno url error] unknown url type: 'https'

Traceback:

File "/home/moo/code/python/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/urllib.py", line 89, in urlretrieve
  return _urlopener.retrieve(url, filename, reporthook, data)
File "/home/moo/code/python/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/urllib.py", line 222, in retrieve
  fp = self.open(url, data)
File "/home/moo/code/python/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/urllib.py", line 187, in open
  return self.open_unknown(fullurl, data)
File "/home/moo/code/python/parts/opt/lib/python2.4/urllib.py", line 199, in open_unknown
  raise IOError, ('url error', 'unknown url type', type)
IOError: [Errno url error] unknown url type: 'https'

Reason: Python and Python socket modules have not been compiled with SSL support.

Solution: Make sure that you have SSL development libraries installed (Ubuntu/Debian example)

sudo apt-get install libssl-dev

Make sure that Python is built with SSL support

./configure --with-package=_ssl

You can test Python after compilation:

moo@murskaamo:~/code/python$ source python-2.4/bin/activate
(python-2.4)moo@murskaamo:~/code/python$ python
Python 2.4.6 (#1, Jul 16 2010, 10:31:46)
[GCC 4.4.3] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import _ssl
>>>

Also you might want try

easy_install pyopenssl

ImportError: Couldn't import ZPublisherEventsBackport

The following traceback on instance start-up:

File "/Users/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/configuration/config.py", line 1383, in toargs
  args[str(name)] = field.fromUnicode(s)
File "/Users/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/configuration/fields.py", line 141, in fromUnicode
  raise schema.ValidationError(v)
zope.configuration.xmlconfig.ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/moo/twinapex/parts/instance/etc/site.zcml", line 14.2-14.55
    ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/moo/twinapex/parts/instance/etc/package-includes/009-gomobile.mobile-configure.zcml", line 1.0-1.59
    ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/moo/twinapex/src/gomobile.mobile/gomobile/mobile/configure.zcml", line 15.4-15.51
    ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/moo/twinapex/eggs/plone.postpublicationhook-1.1-py2.4.egg/plone/postpublicationhook/configure.zcml", line 5.4-8.10
    ConfigurationError: ('Invalid value for', 'package', "ImportError: Couldn't import ZPublisherEventsBackport, No module named ZPublisherEventsBackport")

Reason: plone.postpublicationhook 1.1 depends on new package, ZPublisherEventsBackport, for Plone 3.3.

Solution: You eed to include them both in your buildout. You need to include both eggs:

eggs =
        ZPublisherEventsBackport
        plone.postpublicationhook

ImportError: Inappropriate file type for dynamic loading

Traceback:

File "/Users/moo/twinapex/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZConfig/datatypes.py", line 398, in get
  t = self.search(name)
File "/Users/moo/twinapex/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZConfig/datatypes.py", line 423, in search
  package = __import__(n, g, g, component)
File "/Users/moo/twinapex/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/datatypes.py", line 20, in ?
  from ZODB.config import ZODBDatabase
File "/Users/moo/twinapex/twinapex/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.2-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/__init__.py", line 20, in ?
  from persistent import TimeStamp
File "/Users/moo/twinapex/twinapex/eggs/ZODB3-3.8.2-py2.4-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/persistent/__init__.py", line 19, in ?
  from cPersistence import Persistent, GHOST, UPTODATE, CHANGED, STICKY
ImportError: Inappropriate file type for dynamic loading

Condition: When starting Zope

Reason: You probably have files lying over from wrong CPU architecture

  • Hand copied eggs between servers
  • Migrated OS to new version
  • You have several Python interpreters installed and you try to run Zope using the wrong interpreter (the one which the code is not compiled for)

Solution: Delete /parts and /eggs buildout folders, run bootstrap, run buildout.

ImportError: No module named PIL

Traceback:

...
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/bin/idelauncher.py", line 140, in ?
    execfile(ZOPE_RUN)
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/bin/../parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/run.py", line 56, in ?
    run()
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/bin/../parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/run.py", line 21, in run
    starter.prepare()
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/__init__.py", line 102, in prepare
    self.startZope()
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/__init__.py", line 278, in startZope
    Zope2.startup()
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/__init__.py", line 47, in startup
    _startup()
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/App/startup.py", line 45, in startup
    OFS.Application.import_products()
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Application.py", line 686, in import_products
    import_product(product_dir, product_name, raise_exc=debug_mode)
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Application.py", line 709, in import_product
    product=__import__(pname, global_dict, global_dict, silly)
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Products.ATContentTypes-1.3.4-py2.4.egg/Products/ATContentTypes/__init__.py", line 64, in ?
    import Products.ATContentTypes.content
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Products.ATContentTypes-1.3.4-py2.4.egg/Products/ATContentTypes/content/__init__.py", line 26, in ?
    import Products.ATContentTypes.content.link
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Products.ATContentTypes-1.3.4-py2.4.egg/Products/ATContentTypes/content/link.py", line 39, in ?
    from Products.ATContentTypes.content.base import registerATCT
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Products.ATContentTypes-1.3.4-py2.4.egg/Products/ATContentTypes/content/base.py", line 63, in ?
    from Products.CMFPlone.PloneFolder import ReplaceableWrapper
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Plone-3.3.5-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/__init__.py", line 215, in ?
    from browser import ploneview
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Plone-3.3.5-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/browser/ploneview.py", line 12, in ?
    from Products.CMFPlone import utils
  File "/home/moo/isleofback/eggs/Plone-3.3.5-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/utils.py", line 6, in ?
    from PIL import Image
ImportError: No module named PIL

Reason: Python Imaging Library is not properly installed. The default PIL package does not work nicely as egg.

Solution: Remove all existing PIL eggs from buildout/eggs folder.

Install PIL for your development Python environment:

easy_install http://dist.repoze.org/PIL-1.1.6.tar.gz

ImportError: No module named html

Traceback:

from lxml.html import defs
zope.configuration.xmlconfig.ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/srv/plone/yourinstance/parts/client1/etc/site.zcml", line 14.2-14.55
ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/srv/plone/yourinstance/parts/client1/etc/package-includes/012-yourinstance.mobi-configure.zcml", line 1.0-1.59
ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/srv/plone/yourinstance/src/yourinstance.mobi/yourinstance/mobi/configure.zcml", line 13.2-13.43
ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/srv/plone/yourinstance/src/gomobiletheme.basic/gomobiletheme/basic/configure.zcml", line 16.2-16.39
ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/srv/plone/yourinstance/src/gomobile.mobile/gomobile/mobile/configure.zcml", line 19.4-19.34
ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/srv/plone/yourinstance/src/gomobile.mobile/gomobile/mobile/browser/configure.zcml", line 24.4-29.10
ImportError: No module named html

Condition: This error can happen when starting an instance

Reason: The system lxml version is too old

Let's see if we are getting too old system wide lxml installation:

plone@mansikki:/srv/plone/yourinstance$ python2.4
Python 2.4.5 (#2, Jan 21 2010, 20:05:55)
[GCC 4.2.4 (Ubuntu 4.2.4-1ubuntu3)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> import lxml
>>> lxml.__file__
'/usr/lib/python2.4/site-packages/lxml/__init__.pyc'
>>> dir(lxml)
['__builtins__', '__doc__', '__file__', '__name__', '__path__']
>>> from lxml import html
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
ImportError: cannot import name html

If we cannot fix the system lxml (your system software depends on it) the only workaround is to create virtualenv. We cannot force Python 2.6, 2.5 or 2.4 not to use system libraries.

Example:

root@mansikki:/srv/plone# virtualenv -p /usr/bin/python2.4 --no-site-packages py24

Include standalone lxml + libxml compilation in your buildout.cfg:

parts =
        ...
        lxml

[lxml]
recipe = z3c.recipe.staticlxml
egg = lxml==2.2.6
force = false

If there are exiting lxml builds in buildout be sure they are removed:

rm -rf eggs/lxml*

Then as the non-root re-bootstrap the buildout using non-system wide Python:

plone@mansikki:/srv/plone/yourinstance-2010/yourinstance$ source /srv/plone/py24/bin/activate
(py24)plone@mansikki:/srv/plone/yourinstance-2010/yourinstance$ python bootstrap.py
...
(py24)plone@mansikki:/srv/plone/yourinstance-2010/yourinstance$ bin/buildout
...

... and after this it should no longer pull the bad system lxml.

ImportError: No module named pkgutil

Traceback:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/Users/moo/plonecommunity/bin/idelauncher.py", line 101, in <module>
    exec(data, globals())
  File "<string>", line 543, in <module>
  File "/Users/moo/plonecommunity/eggs/plone.app.z3cform-0.5.0-py2.6.egg/plone/__init__.py", line 5, in <module>
    from pkgutil import extend_path
ImportError: No module named pkgutil

If you are using Eclipse, idelauncher.py has been updated for Plone 4.

Invalid or Duplicate property id

Traceback:

*   Dry run selected.
* Starting the migration from version: 3.1.4
* Attempting to upgrade from: 3.1.4
* Upgrade aborted
* Error type: zExceptions.BadRequest
* Error value: Invalid or duplicate property id
* File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/MigrationTool.py",
line 210, in upgrade newv, msgs = self._upgrade(newv)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/MigrationTool.py",
line 321, in _upgrade res = function(self.aq_parent)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/migrations/v3_1/final_three1x.py",
line 15, in three14_three15 loadMigrationProfile(portal,
'profile-Products.CMFPlone.migrations:3.1.3-3.1.4')
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/migrations/migration_util.py",
line 107, in loadMigrationProfile tool.runAllImportStepsFromProfile(profile,
purge_old=False)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Products.GenericSetup-1.4.5-py2.4.egg/Products/GenericSetup/tool.py",
line 390, in runAllImportStepsFromProfile
ignore_dependencies=ignore_dependencies)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Products.GenericSetup-1.4.5-py2.4.egg/Products/GenericSetup/tool.py",
line 1179, in _runImportStepsFromContext message =
self._doRunImportStep(step, context)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Products.GenericSetup-1.4.5-py2.4.egg/Products/GenericSetup/tool.py",
line 1090, in _doRunImportStep return handler(context)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/exportimport/propertiestool.py",
line 37, in importPloneProperties importer.body = body
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Products.GenericSetup-1.4.5-py2.4.egg/Products/GenericSetup/utils.py",
line 544, in _importBody self._importNode(dom.documentElement)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/exportimport/propertiestool.py",
line 103, in _importNode self._initObjects(node)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/exportimport/propertiestool.py",
line 154, in _initObjects importer.node = child
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Plone-3.3-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFPlone/exportimport/propertiestool.py",
line 77, in _importNode self._initProperties(node)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/buildout-cache/eggs/Products.GenericSetup-1.4.5-py2.4.egg/Products/GenericSetup/utils.py",
line 724, in _initProperties obj._setProperty(prop_id, val, prop_type)
    * File
"/usr/local/Plone3.2.3/Zope-2.10.7-final-py2.4/lib/python/OFS/PropertyManager.py",
line 186, in _setProperty raise BadRequest, 'Invalid or duplicate property
id'
    * End of upgrade path, migration has finished
    * The upgrade path did NOT reach current version
    * Migration has failed
    * Dry run selected, transaction aborted

Condition: This exception can happen during Plone migration to the newer version

It is caused by a property (site setting) which already exists and migration tries to create it. The usual reason is that one has edited site settings in new Plone version before running the migration.

Try remove violating property ids from the site_properties manually in Zope.

Potential candidates to be removed:

  • enable_inline_editing
  • lock_on_ttw_edit (boolean)

Potential candidates which need to be added manually:

  • redirect_links (boolean)

InvalidInterface: Concrete attribute

Traceback:

/zope/interface/interface.py", line 495, in __init__
    raise InvalidInterface("Concrete attribute, " + name)
zope.configuration.xmlconfig.ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/mikko/code/buildout.deco/parts/instance/etc/site.zcml", line 15.2-15.55
    ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/mikko/code/buildout.deco/parts/instance/etc/package-includes/002-plone.app.widgets-configure.zcml", line 1.0-1.61
    ZopeXMLConfigurationError: File "/Users/mikko/code/buildout.deco/src/plone.app.widgets/plone/app/widgets/configure.zcml", line 56.2-62.6
    InvalidInterface: Concrete attribute, multiChoiceCheckbox

Condition: Your zope.schema based schema breaks on Plone startup.

Reason: You have extra comma in your schema. Like this:

    class IChoiceExamples(model.Schema):

        multiChoiceCheckbox = zope.schema.List(
            title=u"Checkbox multiple choices",
            description=u"Select multiple checkboxes using checkboxes and store values in zope.schema.List (maps to python List)." + DEFAULT_MUTABLE_WARNING,
            required=False,
            value_type=zope.schema.Choice(vocabulary="plone.app.vocabularies.PortalTypes")),   # <---- This is the guilty comma

Iteration over non-sequence in _normalizeargs

Case 1

The following log trace will appear when you try to render the site, but you can access ZMI normally:

2009-09-23 20:47:18 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'IPloneCommentsLayer' from module 'quintagroup.plonecomments.interfaces'
2009-09-23 20:47:18 ERROR Zope.SiteErrorLog 1253728038.160.534632167217 http://localhost:9444/XXX
Traceback (innermost last):
  Module plone.postpublicationhook.hook, line 65, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.BaseRequest, line 424, in traverse
  Module ZPublisher.BeforeTraverse, line 99, in __call__
  Module Products.CMFCore.PortalObject, line 94, in __before_publishing_traverse__
  Module zope.event, line 23, in notify
  Module zope.component.event, line 26, in dispatch
  Module zope.component._api, line 130, in subscribers
  Module zope.component.registry, line 290, in subscribers
  Module zope.interface.adapter, line 535, in subscribers
  Module zope.component.event, line 33, in objectEventNotify
  Module zope.component._api, line 130, in subscribers
  Module zope.component.registry, line 290, in subscribers
  Module zope.interface.adapter, line 535, in subscribers
  Module plone.browserlayer.layer, line 18, in mark_layer
  Module zope.interface.declarations, line 848, in directlyProvides
  Module zope.interface.declarations, line 1371, in _normalizeargs
  Module zope.interface.declarations, line 1370, in _normalizeargs
TypeError: iteration over non-sequence
2009-09-23 20:47:18 ERROR root Exception while rendering an error message
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/moo/XXX/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/SimpleItem.py", line 227, in raise_standardErrorMessage
    v = s(**kwargs)
  File "/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/patch.py", line 8, in standard_error_message
    return self.restrictedTraverse('@@404.html')()
  File "/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/fourohfour.py", line 22, in __call__
    return skins.plone_templates.standard_error_message.__of__(
  File "/home/moo/XXX/eggs/Products.CMFCore-2.1.2-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFCore/FSPythonScript.py", line 140, in __call__
    return Script.__call__(self, *args, **kw)
  File "/home/moo/XXX/parts/zope2/lib/python/Shared/DC/Scripts/Bindings.py", line 313, in __call__
    return self._bindAndExec(args, kw, None)
  File "/home/moo/XXX/parts/zope2/lib/python/Shared/DC/Scripts/Bindings.py", line 350, in _bindAndExec
    return self._exec(bound_data, args, kw)
  File "/home/moo/XXX/eggs/Products.CMFCore-2.1.2-py2.4.egg/Products/CMFCore/FSPythonScript.py", line 196, in _exec
    result = f(*args, **kw)
  File "Script (Python)", line 27, in standard_error_message
AttributeError: default_error_message

This usually means that you have copied Data.fs from another system, but you do not have identical add-on product configuration installed.

traceback to the console similar to the following if you have started Zope process on foreground:

2008-11-09 22:53:13 INFO Zope Ready to handle requests
2008-11-09 22:54:50 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'ATSETemplateTool' from module 'Products.ATSchemaEditorNG.ATSETemplateTool'
2008-11-09 22:54:50 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'SchemaEditorTool' from module 'Products.ATSchemaEditorNG.SchemaEditorTool'
2008-11-09 22:54:50 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'SchemaManagerTool' from module 'Products.GenericPloneContent.SchemaManagerTool'
2008-11-09 22:54:50 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'FormGenTool' from module 'Products.PloneFormGen.tools.formGenTool'
2008-11-09 22:54:50 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'TemplatedDocument' from module 'collective.easytemplate.content.TemplatedDocument'
2008-11-09 22:54:50 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'FormFolder' from module 'Products.PloneFormGen.content.form'
2008-11-09 22:54:52 WARNING OFS.Uninstalled Could not import class 'IDropdownSpecific' from module 'webcouturier.dropdownmenu.browser.interfaces'
2008-11-09 22:54:52 ERROR Zope.SiteErrorLog http://localhost:8080/lsm
Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 110, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.BaseRequest, line 424, in traverse
  Module ZPublisher.BeforeTraverse, line 99, in __call__
  Module Products.CMFCore.PortalObject, line 94, in __before_publishing_traverse__
  Module zope.event, line 23, in notify
  Module zope.component.event, line 26, in dispatch
  Module zope.component._api, line 130, in subscribers
  Module zope.component.registry, line 290, in subscribers
  Module zope.interface.adapter, line 535, in subscribers
  Module zope.component.event, line 33, in objectEventNotify
  Module zope.component._api, line 130, in subscribers
  Module zope.component.registry, line 290, in subscribers
  Module zope.interface.adapter, line 535, in subscribers
  Module plone.browserlayer.layer, line 18, in mark_layer
  Module zope.interface.declarations, line 848, in directlyProvides
  Module zope.interface.declarations, line 1371, in _normalizeargs
  Module zope.interface.declarations, line 1370, in _normalizeargs
TypeError: iteration over non-sequence

notice the 'Could not import class' message.

Reason: You do not have identical product configuration on the new server. Please install the missing products and site should work fine again.

Please note that you can get a 'TypeError: iteration over non-sequence' exception in other contexts not related with missing products at all. Look for the 'Could not import class' message in your traceback.

Case 2

Example traceback:

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/bin/idelauncher.py", line 158, in ?
    execfile(ZOPE_RUN)
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/bin/../parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/run.py", line 56, in ?
    run()
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/bin/../parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/run.py", line 21, in run
    starter.prepare()
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/__init__.py", line 102, in prepare
    self.startZope()
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/Startup/__init__.py", line 278, in startZope
    Zope2.startup()
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/__init__.py", line 47, in startup
    _startup()
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Zope2/App/startup.py", line 45, in startup
    OFS.Application.import_products()
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Application.py", line 686, in import_products
    import_product(product_dir, product_name, raise_exc=debug_mode)
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/OFS/Application.py", line 709, in import_product
    product=__import__(pname, global_dict, global_dict, silly)
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/eggs/Products.PloneHelpCenter-4.0a1-py2.4.egg/Products/PloneHelpCenter/__init__.py", line 9, in ?
    from Products.PloneHelpCenter import content
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/eggs/Products.PloneHelpCenter-4.0a1-py2.4.egg/Products/PloneHelpCenter/content/__init__.py", line 10, in ?
    import HowToFolder, HowTo
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/eggs/Products.PloneHelpCenter-4.0a1-py2.4.egg/Products/PloneHelpCenter/content/HowTo.py", line 40, in ?
    class HelpCenterHowTo(PHCContentMixin, ATCTOrderedFolder):
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/interface/advice.py", line 132, in advise
    return callback(newClass)
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/interface/declarations.py", line 485, in _implements_advice
    classImplements(cls, *interfaces)
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/interface/declarations.py", line 462, in classImplements
    spec.declared += tuple(_normalizeargs(interfaces))
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/interface/declarations.py", line 1372, in _normalizeargs
    _normalizeargs(v, output)
  File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/interface/declarations.py", line 1371, in _normalizeargs
    for v in sequence:
TypeError: iteration over non-sequence

Reason: You are trying to use Plone 4 (Zope 2.12) add-on on Plone 3 (Zope 2.10). Zope interface declarations have been changed.

Solution 1: Pick the older version for the add-on which is known to work with Plone 3. Make sure that you delete all "too eggs" from eggs/ and src/ folders.

Solution 2: Upgrade your site to Plone.

NameError: name 'test' is not defined

Condition: This exception occurs when you try to customize TAL page template code using test() function. test() function has been dropped in Zope 3 page templates. You should no longer use test() function anywhere.

Solution: replace test() with common Python expression in your customized template.

For example the orignal:

tal:attributes="class python:test(here.Format() in ('text/structured', 'text/x-rst', ), 'stx' + kss_class, 'plain', + kss_class)"

would need to be written as:

tal:attributes="class python:here.Format() in ('text/structured', 'text/x-rst', ) and 'stx' + kss_class or 'plain' + kss_class"

NotFound error (Page not found) when accessing @@manage-portlets

If you get Page not found error when accessing @@manage-portlets the first thing you need to do is to enable logging of NotFound exceptions in ZMI in error_log.

After that reload @@manage-portlets.

When you try to access @@manage-portlets an exception a NotFound exception is raised:

2009-11-09 12:56:13 ERROR Zope.SiteErrorLog 1257764173.180.738005333766 http://localhost:8080/yourinstance/@@manage-portlets
Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 119, in publish
    Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 223, in evaluateStructure
    ...
  Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
   - URL: file:/Users/moo/workspace/plonetheme.yourinstance/plonetheme/yourinstance/skins/plonetheme_yourinstance_custom_templates/main_template.pt
   - Line 92, Column 18
   - Expression: <StringExpr u'plone.leftcolumn'>
   - Names:
      {'container': <PloneSite at /yourinstance>,
       'context': <PloneSite at /yourinstance>,
       'default': <object object at 0x194520>,
       'here': <PloneSite at /yourinstance>,
       'loop': {},
       'nothing': None,
       'options': {'args': (<Products.Five.metaclass.SimpleViewClass from /Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/plone.app.portlets-1.2-py2.4.egg/plone/app/portlets/browser/templates/manage-contextual.pt object at 0x67e43b0>,)},
       'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0x73b59b8>,
       'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:8080/yourinstance/@@manage-portlets>,
       'root': <Application at >,
       'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0x73b29f0>,
       'traverse_subpath': [],
       'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>,
       'view': <Products.Five.metaclass.SimpleViewClass from /Users/moo/yourinstance/eggs/plone.app.portlets-1.2-py2.4.egg/plone/app/portlets/browser/templates/manage-contextual.pt object at 0x67e43b0>,
       'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0x73b23d0>}
  Module Products.Five.browser.providerexpression, line 37, in __call__
  ...
  Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
   - URL: index
   - Line 18, Column 12
   - Expression: <PathExpr standard:'view/addable_portlets'>
   - Names:
      {'container': <PloneSite at /yourinstance>,
       'context': <PloneSite at /yourinstance>,
       'default': <object object at 0x194520>,
       'here': <PloneSite at /yourinstance>,
       'loop': {},
       'nothing': None,
       'options': {'args': ()},
       'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0x7941be8>,
       'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:8080/yourinstance/@@manage-portlets>,
       'root': <Application at >,
       'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0x78be050>,
       'traverse_subpath': [],
       'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>,
       'view': <plone.app.portlets.browser.editmanager.ContextualEditPortletManagerRenderer object at 0x789eb90>,
       'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0x790a870>}
  Module zope.tales.expressions, line 217, in __call__
  Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 163, in _eval
  Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 125, in render
  Module plone.app.portlets.browser.editmanager, line 154, in addable_portlets
  Module plone.app.portlets.browser.editmanager, line 149, in check_permission
  Module OFS.Traversable, line 301, in restrictedTraverse
  Module OFS.Traversable, line 284, in unrestrictedTraverse
   - __traceback_info__: ([], 'collective.easytemplate.TemplatedPortlet')
NotFound: collective.easytemplate.TemplatedPortlet

This usually means that your site has an portlet assignment which code is not present anymore.

In this case you can see that portlet type "collective.easytemplate.TemplatedPortlet" is missing.

Ä Check that you include the corresponding product (collective.easytemplate) in eggs= section in buildout.cfg

  • Reinstall removed egg which has the code for the portlet
  • Check that you include the corresponding product (collective.easytemplate) in zcml= section in buildout.cfg
  • Make sure that portlet name is the same in ZCML and GenericSetup XML
  • Make sure you use <include package=".portlets" /> in your code

Manually removing the portlet

If you have a traceback like this:

URL: index
Line 18, Column 12
Expression: <PathExpr standard:'view/addable_portlets'>
Names:
{'container': <ATFolder at /webandmobile/support>,
 'context': <ATFolder at /webandmobile/support>,
 'default': <object object at 0x7f7e3af1a200>,
 'here': <ATFolder at /webandmobile/support>,
 'loop': {},
 'nothing': None,
 'options': {'args': ()},
 'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0x11dee1b8>,
 'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://webandmobile.mfabrik.com/support/@@manage-portlets>,
 'root': <Application at >,
 'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0x7f7e2a9199d0>,
 'traverse_subpath': [],
 'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>,
 'view': <plone.app.portlets.browser.editmanager.ContextualEditPortletManagerRenderer object at 0xf0526d0>,
 'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0x7f7e2a919810>}
Module zope.tales.expressions, line 217, in __call__
Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 163, in _eval
Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 125, in render
Module plone.app.portlets.browser.editmanager, line 154, in addable_portlets
Module plone.app.portlets.browser.editmanager, line 149, in check_permission
Module OFS.Traversable, line 301, in restrictedTraverse
Module OFS.Traversable, line 284, in unrestrictedTraverse
__traceback_info__: ([], 'gomobile.convergence.ContentMedia')
NotFound: gomobile.convergence.ContentMedia

It usually means that there is a portlet in your content which product code has been removed.

Reinstall the add-on providing the portlet, remove the portlet and then uninstall the add-on again.

NotFound while accessing a BrowserView based view

Traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 110, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.BaseRequest, line 506, in traverse
  Module ZPublisher.HTTPResponse, line 686, in debugError
NotFound:   <h2>Site Error</h2>

Condition: You'll get a NotFound error when accessing view using view traverse notation, event though the view exist.

Example URL:

http://yoursite/@@myview

Reason: This is because there is an exception raised in your view's __init__() method. Views are Zope multi-adapters. Exception in multi-adapter factory method causes ComponentLookUpError. Zope 2 publisher translates this to NotFound error.

Solution: * Put pdb break statement to the beginning of the __init__() method of your view. Then step through view code to see where the exception is raised. * If your view does not have __init__() method, then copy the source code __init__() method to your view class from the first parent class which has a view

POSKeyError

POSKeyError is when the database has been unable to convert a reference to an object into the object itself It's a low level error usually caused by a corrupt or incomplete database.

  • You did not copy blobs when you copied Data.fs
  • Your data is corrupted
  • Glitch in database (very unlikely)

PicklingError: Can't pickle <class 'collective.singing.async.IQueue'>: import of module collective.singing.async

Singing & Dancing add-on does not uninstall cleanly. Try this command-line script to get it fixed (not tested). Some parts may work, some not, depending on how messed up your site is.

Note that you need to have S & D present in the buildout when running this and then you can remove it afterwards:

import transaction
from collective.singing.interfaces import ISalt
from collective.singing.async import IQueue

# Your site here
portal = app.mfabrik
sm = portal.getSiteManager()

util_obj = sm.getUtility(ISalt)
sm.unregisterUtility(provided=ISalt)
del util_obj

sm.utilities.unsubscribe((), ISalt)
del sm.utilities.__dict__['_provided'][ISalt]
del sm.utilities._subscribers[0][ISalt]

util = sm.queryUtility(IQueue, name='collective.dancing.jobs')
sm.unregisterUtility(util, IQueue, name='collective.dancing.jobs')
del util
del sm.utilities._subscribers[0][IQueue]

transaction.commit()

RuntimeError: maximum recursion depth exceeded (Archetypes field problem)

Traceback:

- __traceback_info__: ('memberimage', <TTMemberImage at tt_member_image.2010-01-23.8138248069>, {'field': <Field memberimage(image:rw)>})
Module Products.Archetypes.Storage, line 96, in get
Module Products.Archetypes.utils, line 808, in shasattr
Module Products.Archetypes.fieldproperty, line 101, in __get__
Module Products.Archetypes.Field, line 997, in get
Module Products.Archetypes.Field, line 709, in get
 - __traceback_info__: ('memberimage', <TTMemberImage at tt_member_image.2010-01-23.8138248069>, {'field': <Field memberimage(image:rw)>})
RuntimeError: maximum recursion depth exceeded

Condition: The following code will generate this error when you try to access the object:

atapi.ImageField(
     'memberimage',
     # storage=atapi.AnnotationStorage(), # paster version
     storage=atapi.AttributeStorage(), # results in "max recursion depth exceeded" error
     widget=atapi.ImageWidget(
         label=_(u"New Field"),
         description=_(u"Field description"),
     ),
     validators=('isNonEmptyFile'),
     original_size=(600,600),
     sizes={ 'mini' : (80,80),
             'normal' : (200,200),
             'big' : (300,300),
             'maxi' : (500,500)},
 ),

Reason: Schema fields using AttributeStorage (usually images, files) cannot have ATFieldProperty in the class:

class Sample(base.ATCTContent):

    # This does not work with AttributeStorage
    memberimage = atapi.ATFieldProperty('memberimage')

Solution: simply remove ATFieldProperty() declaration for the problematic field. You cannot access the field value anymore by calling object.memberimage but you need to call object.getMemberimage() instead.

TraversalError with lots of tuples and lists (METAL problem)

Traceback:

File "/home/moo/yourinstance/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tales/expressions.py", line 217, in __call__
  return self._eval(econtext)
File "/home/moo/yourinstance/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/Expressions.py", line 155, in _eval
  ob = self._subexprs[-1](econtext)
File "/home/moo/yourinstance/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tales/expressions.py", line 124, in _eval
  ob = self._traverser(ob, element, econtext)
File "/home/moo/yourinstance/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/Expressions.py", line 85, in boboAwareZopeTraverse
  request=request)
File "/home/moo/yourinstance/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/traversing/adapters.py", line 164, in traversePathElement
  return traversable.traverse(nm, further_path)
 - __traceback_info__: ({u'main': [('version', '1.6'), ('mode', 'html'), ('setPosition', (7, 0)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('beginScope', {u'define-macro': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-macro', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-macro', [(u'define-macro', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1)), ('setPosition', (8, 1)), ('defineSlot', (u'main', [('beginScope', {u'define-slot': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-slot', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-slot', [(u'define-slot', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1))])), ('endScope', ())])), ('setPosition', (9, 1)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('rawtextColumn', (u'\n', 0))])), ('endScope', ())]}, 'master')
File "/home/moo/yourinstance/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/traversing/adapters.py", line 52, in traverse
  raise TraversalError(subject, name)
 - __traceback_info__: ({u'main': [('version', '1.6'), ('mode', 'html'), ('setPosition', (7, 0)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('beginScope', {u'define-macro': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-macro', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-macro', [(u'define-macro', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1)), ('setPosition', (8, 1)), ('defineSlot', (u'main', [('beginScope', {u'define-slot': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-slot', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-slot', [(u'define-slot', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1))])), ('endScope', ())])), ('setPosition', (9, 1)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('rawtextColumn', (u'\n', 0))])), ('endScope', ())]}, 'master', [])
TraversalError: ({u'main': [('version', '1.6'), ('mode', 'html'), ('setPosition', (7, 0)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('beginScope', {u'define-macro': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-macro', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-macro', [(u'define-macro', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1)), ('setPosition', (8, 1)), ('defineSlot', (u'main', [('beginScope', {u'define-slot': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-slot', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-slot', [(u'define-slot', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1))])), ('endScope', ())])), ('setPosition', (9, 1)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('rawtextColumn', (u'\n', 0))])), ('endScope', ())]}, 'master') (Also, the following error occurred while attempting to render the standard error message, please see the event log for full details: ({u'main': [('version', '1.6'), ('mode', 'html'), ('setPosition', (7, 0)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('beginScope', {u'define-macro': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-macro', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-macro', [(u'define-macro', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1)), ('setPosition', (8, 1)), ('defineSlot', (u'main', [('beginScope', {u'define-slot': u'main'}), ('optTag', (u'metal:main-slot', None, 'metal', 0, [('startTag', (u'metal:main-slot', [(u'define-slot', u'main', 'metal')]))], [('rawtextColumn', (u'\n\t', 1))])), ('endScope', ())])), ('setPosition', (9, 1)), ('setSourceFile', 'file:/home/moo/workspace2/collective.skinny/collective/skinny/skins/skinny_faux_layer/main_template.pt'), ('rawtextColumn', (u'\n', 0))])), ('endScope', ())]}, 'master'))

Some template tries to call macro inside another template and the macro is not defined in the target template.

TraversalError(subject, name) in expressions

Traceback:

File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py", line 119, in publish
  request, bind=1)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZPublisher/mapply.py", line 88, in mapply
  if debug is not None: return debug(object,args,context)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/ZPublisher/Publish.py", line 42, in call_object
  result=apply(object,args) # Type s<cr> to step into published object.
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/Five/browser/metaconfigure.py", line 417, in __call__
  return self.index(self, *args, **kw)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Shared/DC/Scripts/Bindings.py", line 313, in __call__
  return self._bindAndExec(args, kw, None)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Shared/DC/Scripts/Bindings.py", line 350, in _bindAndExec
  return self._exec(bound_data, args, kw)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/PageTemplateFile.py", line 129, in _exec
  return self.pt_render(extra_context=bound_names)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/PageTemplate.py", line 98, in pt_render
  showtal=showtal)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/pagetemplate/pagetemplate.py", line 117, in pt_render
  strictinsert=0, sourceAnnotations=sourceAnnotations)()
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tal/talinterpreter.py", line 271, in __call__
  self.interpret(self.program)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tal/talinterpreter.py", line 346, in interpret
  handlers[opcode](self, args)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tal/talinterpreter.py", line 891, in do_useMacro
  self.interpret(macro)
  handlers[opcode](self, args)

...

File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tal/talinterpreter.py", line 586, in do_setLocal_tal
  self.engine.setLocal(name, self.engine.evaluateValue(expr))
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tales/tales.py", line 696, in evaluate
  return expression(self)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tales/expressions.py", line 218, in __call__
  return self._eval(econtext)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/Expressions.py", line 153, in _eval
  ob = self._subexprs[-1](econtext)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tales/expressions.py", line 124, in _eval
  ob = self._traverser(ob, element, econtext)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/Expressions.py", line 103, in trustedBoboAwareZopeTraverse
  request=request)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/traversing/adapters.py", line 164, in traversePathElement
  return traversable.traverse(nm, further_path)
File "/home/moo/sits/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/traversing/adapters.py", line 52, in traverse
  raise TraversalError(subject, name)

Reason: From line Products/PageTemplates/Expressions.py you can see the error comes from TAL templates. TAL templates are trying to execute path based expressions.

If you can view this error through error_log the error_log traceback will contain information what expression causes the exception. However if this only happens with unit tests you can have something like:

def __call__(self, econtext):
    if self._name == 'exists':
        return self._exists(econtext)
    print "Evaluating expression:" + self._s
    return self._eval(econtext)

manually injected to zope.tales.expression module.

TraversalError: @@standard_macros

Traceback:

- Warning: Macro expansion failed
- Warning: zope.traversing.interfaces.TraversalError: (<plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.HeaderCRUDForm object at 0x110289590>, '++view++standard_macros')
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 271, in __call__
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 346, in interpret
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 870, in do_useMacro
Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
 - URL: form
 - Line 1, Column 0
 - Expression: <PathExpr standard:'context/@@standard_macros/page'>
 - Names:
    {'container': <plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.HeaderCRUDForm object at 0x110289590>,
     'context': <plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.HeaderCRUDForm object at 0x110289590>,
     'default': <object object at 0x100311200>,
     'here': <plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.HeaderCRUDForm object at 0x110289590>,
     'loop': {},
     'nothing': None,
     'options': {'args': (<plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.AddHeaderAnimationForm object at 0x1102dc490>,)},
     'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0x110845758>,
     'request': None,
     'root': None,
     'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0x11084ff10>,
     'traverse_subpath': [],
     'user': <PropertiedUser 'admin'>,
     'view': <UnauthorizedBinding: context>,
     'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0x110844310>}
Module zope.tales.expressions, line 217, in __call__
Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 155, in _eval
Module zope.tales.expressions, line 124, in _eval
Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 105, in trustedBoboAwareZopeTraverse
Module zope.traversing.adapters, line 154, in traversePathElement
 - __traceback_info__: (<plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.HeaderCRUDForm object at 0x110289590>, '@@standard_macros')
Module zope.traversing.namespace, line 107, in namespaceLookup
TraversalError: (<plone.app.headeranimation.browser.forms.HeaderCRUDForm object at 0x110289590>, '++view++standard_macros')

Wrapping is missing from your form object.

Solution:

def update(self):
    super(HeaderCRUDForm, self).update()

    addform = self.addform_factory(self, self.request)
    editform = self.editform_factory(self, self.request)

    import zope.interface
    from plone.z3cform.interfaces import IWrappedForm

    zope.interface.alsoProvides(addform, IWrappedForm)
    addform.update()
    editform.update()
    self.subforms = [editform, addform]

TraversalError: No traversable adapter found

Traceback:

...
* Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 202, in publish_module_standard
* Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 150, in publish
* Module Zope2.App.startup, line 221, in zpublisher_exception_hook
* Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 119, in publish
* Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
* Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
* Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
* Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 350, in _bindAndExec
* Module Products.CMFCore.FSPageTemplate, line 216, in _exec
* Module Products.CMFCore.FSPageTemplate, line 155, in pt_render
* Module Products.PageTemplates.PageTemplate, line 98, in pt_render
* Module zope.pagetemplate.pagetemplate, line 117, in pt_render
  Warning: Macro expansion failed
  Warning: zope.traversing.interfaces.TraversalError: ('No traversable adapter found',

This traceback is followed by long dump of template code internals.

Usual cause: Some add-on product fails to initialize.

Solution: Start Zope in foreground mode (bin/instance fg) to see which product fails.

TypeError: 'ExtensionClass.ExtensionClass' object is not iterable

Traceback:

Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 126, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 77, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 46, in call_object
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 322, in __call__
Module Products.PloneHotfix20110531, line 106, in _patched_bindAndExec
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 359, in _bindAndExec
Module App.special_dtml, line 185, in _exec
Module DocumentTemplate.DT_Let, line 77, in render
Module DocumentTemplate.DT_In, line 647, in renderwob
Module DocumentTemplate.DT_In, line 772, in sort_sequence
Module ZODB.Connection, line 860, in setstate
Module ZODB.Connection, line 914, in _setstate
Module ZODB.serialize, line 612, in setGhostState
Module ZODB.serialize, line 605, in getState
Module zope.interface.declarations, line 756, in Provides
Module zope.interface.declarations, line 659, in __init__
Module zope.interface.declarations, line 45, in __init__
Module zope.interface.declarations, line 1382, in _normalizeargs
Module zope.interface.declarations, line 1381, in _normalizeargs
TypeError: ("'ExtensionClass.ExtensionClass' object is not iterable", <function Provides at 0x9f04d84>, (<class 'Products.ATContentTypes.content.folder.ATFolder'>, <class 'Products.Carousel.interfaces.ICarouselFolder'>))

Condition: This error tends to happen after moving a Data.fs to a new instance that does not have the identical add-ons to the original instance.

In this example traceback the missing add-on is Products.Carousel which provides the marker interface Products.Carousel.interfaces.ICarousel

Solution: Install the missing add-on(s)

TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not callable during upgrade

Traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisherEventsBackport.patch, line 77, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
  Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 589, in installProducts
  Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 526, in installProduct
   - __traceback_info__: ('mfabrik.plonezohointegration',)
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 390, in runAllImportStepsFromProfile
   - __traceback_info__: profile-mfabrik.plonezohointegration:default
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 1179, in _runImportStepsFromContext
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 1090, in _doRunImportStep
   - __traceback_info__: toolset
  Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 128, in importToolset
TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not callable

Condition: This error can happen during add-on install run / site upgrade

Reason: This means that your site database contains installed add-on utility objects for which Python code is no longer present.

More pointers for resolving the tool can be found using pdb:

(Pdb) tool_id
'portal_newsletters'

This happens when you have used Singing and Dancing news letter product. This add-on is problematic and does not uninstall cleanly.

  • Reinstall Singing & Dancing
  • Uninstall Singing & Dancing
  • Hope your site works again

TypeError: argument of type 'NoneType' is not iterable

Traceback:

Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 115, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.BaseRequest, line 437, in traverse
  Module Products.CMFCore.DynamicType, line 147, in __before_publishing_traverse__
  Module Products.CMFDynamicViewFTI.fti, line 215, in queryMethodID
  Module Products.CMFDynamicViewFTI.fti, line 182, in defaultView
  Module Products.CMFPlone.PloneTool, line 831, in browserDefault
  Module plone.app.folder.base, line 65, in index_html
  Module plone.folder.ordered, line 202, in __contains__
TypeError: argument of type 'NoneType' is not iterable

Reason Plone 3 > Plone 4 migration has not been run. Run the migration in portal_migrations under ZMI.

TypeError: len() of unsized object in smtplib

Traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 119, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
  Module Products.CMFFormController.FSControllerPageTemplate, line 90, in __call__
  Module Products.CMFFormController.BaseControllerPageTemplate, line 28, in _call
  Module Products.CMFFormController.ControllerBase, line 231, in getNext
  Module Products.CMFFormController.Actions.TraverseTo, line 38, in __call__
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
  Module Products.CMFFormController.FSControllerPythonScript, line 104, in __call__
  Module Products.CMFFormController.Script, line 145, in __call__
  Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 140, in __call__
  Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
  Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 350, in _bindAndExec
  Module Products.CMFCore.FSPythonScript, line 196, in _exec
  Module None, line 102, in order_email
   - <FSControllerPythonScript at /MySite/order_email>
   - Line 102
  Module Products.SecureMailHost.SecureMailHost, line 246, in secureSend
  Module Products.SecureMailHost.SecureMailHost, line 276, in _send
  Module Products.SecureMailHost.mail, line 126, in send
  Module smtplib, line 576, in login
  Module smtplib, line 536, in encode_cram_md5
  Module hmac, line 50, in __init__
TypeError: len() of unsized object

Reason: Your SMTP password has been set empty. Please reset your SMTP password in Mail control panel.

Unauthorized: The object is marked as private

Traceback:

File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/tales/expressions.py", line 124, in _eval
  ob = self._traverser(ob, element, econtext)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Products/PageTemplates/Expressions.py", line 105, in trustedBoboAwareZopeTraverse
  request=request)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/traversing/adapters.py", line 164, in traversePathElement
  return traversable.traverse(nm, further_path)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/zope/traversing/adapters.py", line 44, in traverse
  attr = getattr(subject, name, _marker)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/Shared/DC/Scripts/Bindings.py", line 184, in __getattr__
  return guarded_getattr(self._wrapped, name, default)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/AccessControl/ImplPython.py", line 563, in validate
  self._context)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/AccessControl/ImplPython.py", line 443, in validate
  accessed, container, name, value, context)
File "/home/moo/twinapex/parts/zope2/lib/python/AccessControl/ImplPython.py", line 808, in raiseVerbose
  raise Unauthorized(text)
Unauthorized: The object is marked as private.  Access to 'showVideo' of (Products.Five.metaclass.SimpleViewClass from /home/moo/twinapex/src/mfabrik.app/mfabrik/app/browser/campaigntopview.pt object at 0x11003a0c) denied.

Condition:This error is raised when you try to access view functions or objects for a view, which you call manually from the code.

Reason: View acquisition chain is not properly set up and the security manager cannot traverse acquisition chain parents to properly determine permissions.

Solution: You need to use __of__() method to set-up the acquisition chain for the view:

def getHeadingView(self):
    """
    Check if we have campaign view avaiable for this content and use it.
    """
    view = queryMultiAdapter((self.context, self.request), name="mfabrik_heading")
    view = view.__of__(self.context) # <---------- here
    return view

Unknown message (kss optimized for production mode) in Javascript console

This is a KSS error message. KSS is an technology used in Plone 3 and started to be phased out in Plone 4.

Possible causes:

  • Problems with KSS files (see portal_kss registry)
  • Browser bugs (Google around for the fixes)

Solution:

  • Go to portal_kss
  • Remove are stale entries (missing files, marked on red)

Also:

  • Put portal_kss for debug mode (in development environment)

ValueError: Non-zero version length. Versions aren't supported.

Traceback:

File "/Users/moo/code/buildout-cache/eggs/zope.component-3.7.1-py2.6.egg/zope/component/registry.py", line 323, in subscribers
  return self.adapters.subscribers(objects, provided)
File "/Users/moo/code/buildout-cache/eggs/ZODB3-3.9.5-py2.6-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/Connection.py", line 838, in setstate
  self._setstate(obj)
File "/Users/moo/code/buildout-cache/eggs/ZODB3-3.9.5-py2.6-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZODB/Connection.py", line 888, in _setstate
  p, serial = self._storage.load(obj._p_oid, '')
File "/Users/moo/code/buildout-cache/eggs/ZODB3-3.9.5-py2.6-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZEO/ClientStorage.py", line 810, in load
  data, tid = self._server.loadEx(oid)
File "/Users/moo/code/buildout-cache/eggs/ZODB3-3.9.5-py2.6-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZEO/ServerStub.py", line 176, in loadEx
  return self.rpc.call("loadEx", oid)
File "/Users/moo/code/buildout-cache/eggs/ZODB3-3.9.5-py2.6-macosx-10.6-i386.egg/ZEO/zrpc/connection.py", line 703, in call
  raise inst # error raised by server
ValueError: Non-zero version length. Versions aren't supported.

Condition: When trying to open any page

Reason: Most likely a corrupted Data.fs. Stop zeoserver. Recopy Data.fs. Recopy blobs.

Zope suddenly dies on OSX without a reason

Symptoms: you do a HTTP request to a Plone site running OSX. Zope quits without a reason.

Reason: Infinite recursion is not properly handled by Python on OSX. This is because OSX C stack size is smaller than Python default stack size. The underlying Python interpreter dies before being able to raise stack size limit exception.

Solution

Edit python-2.4/lib/python2.4/site.py or corresponding Python interpreter site.py file (Python site installation customization file).

Put in to the first code line:

sys.setrecursionlimit(800)

This will force smaller Python stack not exceeding native OSX C stack. You might want to test other values and report back the findings.

from zopeskel.basic_namespace import BasicNamespace

When starting ZopeSkel:

File "/home/moo/code/python2/parts/opt/lib/python2.6/pkgutil.py", line 238, in load_module
  mod = imp.load_module(fullname, self.file, self.filename, self.etc)
File "/home/moo/code/plonecommunity/eggs/ZopeSkel-2.19-py2.6.egg/zopeskel/__init__.py", line 2, in <module>
  from zopeskel.basic_namespace import BasicNamespace

Or on paster with local commands:

File "/fast/buildout-cache/eggs/templer.core-1.0b4-py2.6.egg/templer/core/basic_namespace.py", line 3, in <module>
  from templer.core.base import BaseTemplate
File "/fast/buildout-cache/eggs/templer.core-1.0b4-py2.6.egg/templer/core/base.py", line 8, in <module>
  from paste.script import command
ImportError: cannot import name command

System-wide templer / paster / zopeskel installation is affecting your buildout installation.

Remove system-wide installation:

rm -rf /home/moo/code/python2/python-2.6/lib/python2.6/site-packages/ZopeSkel-2.19-py2.6.egg/

Re-run buildout.

Enjoy.

getUtility() fails: ComponentLookupError

Traceback:

-> filter = getUtility(IConvergenceMediaFilter)
(Pdb) n
ComponentLookupError: <zope.component.interfaces.ComponentLookupError instance at 0x1038166c>

Solution: Make sure that your class object implements in the utility interface in the question:

class ConvergedMediaFilter(object):
    zope.interface.implements(IConvergenceMediaFilter)

get_language: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getLocaleID'

Traceback:

Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 202, in publish_module_standard
Module ZPublisherEventsBackport.patch, line 115, in publish
Module plone.app.linkintegrity.monkey, line 21, in zpublisher_exception_hook_wrapper
Module Zope2.App.startup, line 221, in zpublisher_exception_hook
Module ZPublisherEventsBackport.patch, line 77, in publish
Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 88, in mapply
Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 42, in call_object
Module Products.Five.browser.metaconfigure, line 417, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 313, in __call__
Module Shared.DC.Scripts.Bindings, line 350, in _bindAndExec
Module Products.PageTemplates.PageTemplateFile, line 129, in _exec
Module Products.CacheSetup.patch_cmf, line 126, in PT_pt_render
Warning: Macro expansion failed
Warning: exceptions.TypeError: ('Could not adapt', <HTTPRequest, URL=http://mansikki.redinnovation.com:9666/isleofback/sisalto/etusivu/isleofbackfrontpage_view>, <InterfaceClass zope.i18n.interfaces.IUserPreferredLanguages>)
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 271, in __call__
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 346, in interpret
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 891, in do_useMacro
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 346, in interpret
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 536, in do_optTag_tal
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 521, in do_optTag
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 516, in no_tag
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 346, in interpret
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 534, in do_optTag_tal
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 516, in no_tag
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 346, in interpret
Module zope.tal.talinterpreter, line 745, in do_insertStructure_tal
Module Products.PageTemplates.Expressions, line 223, in evaluateStructure
Module zope.tales.tales, line 696, in evaluate
URL: file:/srv/plone/saariselka.fi/src/plonetheme.isleofback/plonetheme/isleofback/skins/plonetheme_isleofback_custom_templates/main_template.pt
Line 58, Column 4
Expression: <StringExpr u'plone.htmlhead.links'>
Names:

{'container': <IsleofbackFrontpage at /isleofback/sisalto/etusivu>,
 'context': <IsleofbackFrontpage at /isleofback/sisalto/etusivu>,
 'default': <object object at 0x7fd445785220>,
 'here': <IsleofbackFrontpage at /isleofback/sisalto/etusivu>,
 'loop': {},
 'nothing': None,
 'options': {'args': (<Products.Five.metaclass.SimpleViewClass from /srv/plone/saariselka.fi/src/isleofback.app/isleofback/app/browser/isleofbacknewfrontpageview.pt object at 0xbaa9910>,)},
 'repeat': <Products.PageTemplates.Expressions.SafeMapping object at 0xcd1b3f8>,
 'request': <HTTPRequest, URL=http://mansikki.redinnovation.com:9666/isleofback/sisalto/etusivu/isleofbackfrontpage_view>,
 'root': <Application at >,
 'template': <ImplicitAcquirerWrapper object at 0xcd208d0>,
 'traverse_subpath': [],
 'user': <SpecialUser 'Anonymous User'>,
 'view': <Products.Five.metaclass.SimpleViewClass from /srv/plone/saariselka.fi/src/isleofback.app/isleofback/app/browser/isleofbacknewfrontpageview.pt object at 0xbaa9910>,
 'views': <zope.app.pagetemplate.viewpagetemplatefile.ViewMapper object at 0xcd20d90>}

Module Products.Five.browser.providerexpression, line 37, in __call__
Module plone.app.viewletmanager.manager, line 83, in render
Module plone.memoize.volatile, line 265, in replacement
Module plone.app.layout.links.viewlets, line 28, in render_cachekey
Module plone.app.layout.links.viewlets, line 19, in get_language

AttributeError: <exceptions.AttributeError instance at 0xcd1bb48> (Also, the following error occurred while attempting to render the standard error message, please see the event log for full details: 'NoneType' object has no attribute 'getLocaleID')

Some sort of Products.CacheSetup related problem on Plone 3.3.x, hiding the real error. Zope component architecture loading has failed (you are missing critical bits). This is just the first entry where it tries to use an unloaded code.

Start your instance on the foreground and you should see the actual error.

importToolset: TypeError: 'NoneType' object is not callable

Traceback:

Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 47, in call_object
Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 575, in installProducts
Module Products.CMFQuickInstallerTool.QuickInstallerTool, line 512, in installProduct
 - __traceback_info__: ('plone.app.registry',)
Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 323, in runAllImportStepsFromProfile
 - __traceback_info__: profile-plone.app.registry:default
Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 1080, in _runImportStepsFromContext
Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 994, in _doRunImportStep
 - __traceback_info__: toolset
Module Products.GenericSetup.tool, line 123, in importToolset

Condition: This happens when you try to install an add-on product through Add-ons configuration panel.

Reason: You have leftovers from some old add-on installation (persistent tool) and Python egg code is no longer present for this tool.

You should see a warning in logs giving you a hint when running add-on installer:

2011-05-29 16:40:25 INFO GenericSetup.toolset Class Products.Notifica.NotificaTool.NotificaTool not found for tool notifica_tool

Solution: see information below (Removing portal tools part)

Example: start site debug shell:

bin/instance debug

Then run the script for your site id and problem tool id:

bad_tool = 'notifica_tool'
site = app.yoursiteid

setup_tool = site.portal_setup
toolset = setup_tool.getToolsetRegistry()
if bad_tool in toolset._required.keys():
    del toolset._required[bad_tool]
    setup_tool._toolset_registry = toolset
else:
    print "Tool not found:" + bad_tool

import transaction ; transaction.commit()
app._p_jar.sync()

In debug shell you can also check what all leftoverts toolset contains:

>>> toolset._required.keys()
['portal_historyidhandler', 'portal_actions', 'portal_skins', 'portal_form_controller',
'portal_workflow', 'portal_catalog', 'portal_languages', 'kupu_library_tool', 'portal_diff',
'portal_repository', 'reference_catalog', 'portal_groupdata', 'portal_search_and_replace',
'portal_atct', 'mimetypes_registry', 'portal_purgepolicy', 'formgen_tool', 'uid_catalog',
'error_log', 'portal_modifier', 'portal_discussion', 'portal_actionicons', 'portal_calendar', 'portal_metadata', 'portal_url',
'portal_archivist', 'portal_tinymce', 'portal_factory', 'content_type_registry', 'portal_groups', 'portal_controlpanel',
'portal_uidannotation', 'portal_transforms', 'portal_memberdata', 'portal_javascripts', 'portal_registration', 'portal_css',
'portal_facets_catalog', 'portal_password_reset', 'plone_utils', 'caching_policy_manager',
'portal_historiesstorage', 'portal_undo', 'portal_placeful_workflow', 'translation_service',
'archetype_tool', 'portal_view_customizations', 'portal_syndication', 'portal_quickinstaller', 'portal_uidhandler',
'portal_referencefactories', 'portal_interface', 'portal_facetednavigation', 'portal_membership',
'MailHost', 'portal_properties', 'portal_migration', 'portal_types', 'portal_uidgenerator']

z3c.form based form updateWidgets() raises ComponentLookupError

Case: missing plone.app.z3cform migration

Traceback:

Traceback (innermost last):
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 126, in publish
  Module ZPublisher.mapply, line 77, in mapply
  Module ZPublisher.Publish, line 46, in call_object
  Module z3c.form.form, line 215, in __call__
  Module z3c.form.form, line 208, in update
  Module plone.z3cform.patch, line 21, in BaseForm_update
  Module z3c.form.form, line 149, in update
  Module z3c.form.form, line 129, in updateWidgets
  Module zope.component._api, line 109, in getMultiAdapter
ComponentLookupError: ((<Products.Five.metaclass.EditForm object at 0x117a97dd0>, <HTTPRequest, URL=http://localhost:8080/folder_xxx/xxxngta/@@dgftreeselect-test>, <PloneSite at /folder_xxx/xxxngta>), <InterfaceClass z3c.form.interfaces.IWidgets>, u'')

Reason: You are running Plone 4 with plone.app.directives form which does not open. The reason is that you most likely have old plone.app.z3cform installation which is not upgraded properly. In particular, the following layer is missing

<layer name="plone.app.z3cform" interface="plone.app.z3cform.interfaces.IPloneFormLayer" />

This enables z3c.form widgets on a Plone site.

Solution: portal_setup > Import. Choose profile Plone z3cform support. and import. The layer gets properly inserted to your site database.