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Zope Broken (ZODB) Object Support

Project Description

When an object cannot be correctly loaded from the ZODB, this package allows this object still to be instantiated, but as a “Broken” object. This allows for gracefully updating the database without interuption.


4.0.0 (2017-05-16)

  • Add support for Python 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 and PyPy.
  • Change dependency on ZODB3 to ZODB.
  • The browser.zcml will only be loaded if zope.browserpage is installed.
  • Accessing the __parent__ and __name__ attributes of broken objects will no longer raise AttributeError if the state is an unexpected type, instead returning None.

3.6.0 (2010-09-25)

  • Depend on new zope.processlifetime interfaces and implementations instead of using BBB imports from
  • Added test extra to declare test dependency on zope.testing.
  • Using Python’s doctest module instead of depreacted zope.testing.doctest.

3.5.0 (2009-02-05)

  • Depend on new zope.broken package for the IBroken interface.

3.4.0 (2007-10-11)

  • Initial release independent of the main Zope tree.

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