error starting ZOPE

Lee Harr missive at
Fri Oct 26 01:16:16 CEST 2001

On Fri, 26 Oct 2001 00:16:29 +0200, Daniel T. Bender <h4rv3st at> wrote:
> hi folks!
> i downloaded the Zope-2.4.2-src, unpacked it and build all the stuff via 
> "python"
> everything is compiled etc, but when i try to run the ./start script i 
> always get:
> PANIC(300) z2 Startup exception
> Traceback (innermost last):
>   File /root/Zope-2.4.2-src/, line 757, in ?
> IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/root/Zope-2.4.2-src/var/'

Seems like an odd place to have your Zope installed, but...

what user is running the server?
what are the permissions/ownership of the var directory?

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