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Small package which helps mount portal_catalog to separate ZODB.

Project Description


Small package which helps mount portal_catalog in separate ZODB. Install threw portal_quickinstaler.

This small package unpickles your existing portal_catalog and creates new mounting point in the new storage.


  • Add redturtle.catalogmount to the list of eggs to install, e.g.:

    eggs =
  • Add new storage for your zeo, e.g.:

    recipe = plone.recipe.zope2zeoserver
    zeo-conf-additional =
    <filestorage 2>
    path ${buildout:directory}/var/filestorage/CatalogData.fs
  • And new mount-point for zeoclient, e.g.:

    zope-conf-additional =
    <zodb_db catalog>
    mount-point /plone/portal_catalog
    container-class Products.CMFPlone.CatalogTool.CatalogTool
    server ${zeoserver:zeo-address}
    storage 2
    name catalogstorage
    var ${buildout:parts-directory}/instance1/var
    cache-size 400MB

where /plone/portal_catalog is the path to your portal_catalog.

  • Re-run buildout, e.g. with:

    $ ./bin/buildout


0.0.3 - 04/03/2009

  • fix problem with zcml

0.0.2 - 03/03/2009

  • fix small problems with using PloneQueueCatalog

0.0.1 - 02/03/2009

  • dev release.

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Author:Andrew Mleczko <>

RedTurtle Technology

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