[CalendarServer-users] Getting started under Linux

Stewart Adam maillist at diffingo.com
Sun Sep 19 08:49:18 PDT 2010

On 2010/09/18 5:48 PM, Freek Dijkstra wrote:
> This was not very helpful (in fact I was confused because the last entry
> clearly shows there is a module iweb!). After setting the $PYTHONPATH to
> include /opt/calendarserver/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/twext/web2
> (besides the already included
> /opt/calendarserver/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages) another version was
> (apparently) used, and the help message was better:
>    File
> "/opt/calendarserver/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/twext/web2/iweb.py", line
> 152, in     from twisted.web.iweb import IRequest as IOldRequest
> ImportError: No module named iweb
> Aha. It was not looking for twext.web2.iweb, but for twisted.web.iweb.
> locate shows that I have 3 locations of twisted:
> /opt/calendarserver/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/twisted
> /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/twisted
> /usr/local/lib/python2.5/site-packages/twisted

What happens if you edit PYTHONPATH in /opt/CalendarServer/usr/bin/caldavd 
to the following:

By putting the /opt path first it should search there first as well.

> Unfortunately, twisted.web.iweb is in the third path, while python is
> looking in the first path (since it found a twisted subfolder there).
> I had hoped to keep the installation calenderserver out of /usr, but it
> now seems I either have to copy (of symlink) files back and forth, or
> merge the site-package folders.
I have a copy working in /opt without any symlinks or hacks (apart from what 
I mentioned in my last email) so it should be possible!


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