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consistent keyError for api.depends

on 6/29/15, 11:53 PM 3,968 views

I keep getting keyError for values in api.depends

here is the traceback:

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/werkzeug/serving.py", line 177, in run_wsgi
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/werkzeug/serving.py", line 165, in execute
application_iter = app(environ, start_response)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/service/server.py", line 290, in app
return self.app(e, s)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/service/wsgi_server.py", line 216, in application
return application_unproxied(environ, start_response)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/service/wsgi_server.py", line 202, in application_unproxied
result = handler(environ, start_response)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 1290, in __call__
return self.dispatch(environ, start_response)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 1264, in __call__
return self.app(environ, start_wrapped)
File "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/werkzeug/wsgi.py", line 579, in __call__
return self.app(environ, start_response)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 1426, in dispatch
ir_http = request.registry['ir.http']
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/http.py", line 346, in registry
return openerp.modules.registry.RegistryManager.get(self.db) if self.db else None
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/modules/registry.py", line 339, in get
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/modules/registry.py", line 370, in new
openerp.modules.load_modules(registry._db, force_demo, status, update_module)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/modules/loading.py", line 357, in load_modules
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/modules/registry.py", line 197, in setup_models
model._setup_complete(cr, SUPERUSER_ID)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/api.py", line 241, in wrapper
return old_api(self, *args, **kwargs)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/api.py", line 336, in old_api
result = method(recs, *args, **kwargs)
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/models.py", line 3023, in _setup_complete
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/fields.py", line 593, in setup_triggers
self._setup_dependency([], model, path.split('.'))
File "/opt/odoo8/odoo/openerp/fields.py", line 607, in _setup_dependency
fields = [model._fields[head]]
KeyError: 'hr_employee'

here is my code:


class late_form(osv.Model):
_name = "late.form"
_columns = {
'name': fields.char('Label',required=True,size=32),
'user_id': fields.many2one('hr.employee', 'Name', required=True),
'date': fields.datetime('Date & Time',required=True),
'reason': fields.text('Reason'),
'employee_id': fields.one2many('late.form','user_id'),
'state': fields.selection([('invalid', 'Invalid'),
('valid', 'Valid')]),
_defaults = {
'name': "Late report",
'date': fields.datetime.now,
'state': 'invalid',

def set_invalid(self, cr, uid, ids, context=None):
return self.write(cr, uid, ids, {'state': 'invalid'}, context=context)

def set_valid(self, cr, uid, ids, context=None):
return self.write(cr, uid, ids, {'state': 'valid'}, context=context)

def _send_user_id(self, cr, uid, context=None):
""" Returns ID of user
if context is None:
context = {}
return {'user_id': self.browse(cr, uid, employee_id, context=context)}

class hr_employee(models.Model):
_inherit = 'hr_employee'

#what will trigger this functional field
#events which will decide when this functional field will be updated
#when an id is added, or when the state of a sale_order_id is changed, e.g. from draft to confirmed
def compute_late_mtd(self):
cursor = self._cr
user = self._uid
#loop through all employees in the view
for employee in self:
#define starting date and time
today = datetime.datetime.today()
#define them as strings just in case
start_date = str(today.replace(day=1).strftime('%m/%d/%Y'))
next_month = today.replace(day=28) + datetime.timedelta(days=4)
end_date = str(next_month - datetime.timedelta(days=next_month.day))
print end_date

#references the model we need to work with
employee_obj = self.pool.get('late.form')
#narrowing down and selecting all the relevant instances with specific domains
#this search returns an array
late_times = employee_obj.search(cursor, user, [('date','>=',start_date),('date','<=',end_date),('user_id','=',user.id),('state','=','valid')])
print late_times

total = 0.0
for late.form in employee_obj.browse(cursor, user, late_times):
total += 1
hr.employee.late_mtd = total

#run the function defined above and insert into a float field named late_mtd

_columns = {
'late_mtd': fields.float(compute='compute_late_mtd', store=False, string='Times late this month'),
Hi Jusab,

Yes I have.

I get a keyError:
KeyError: 'hr'

On Tue, Jun 30, 2015 at 12:39 PM, Jusab Sida (jsi) <jsi@odoo.com> wrote:

Have you put "hr.employee" in depends???

Jusab Sida (jsi)
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on 6/30/15, 10:39 PM

my bad....you have to put "hr" not hr.employee

Jusab Sida (jsi)
on 7/1/15, 4:25 AM

Hi Jusab, this works fine with hr in @api.depends but the code does not compute. Do you think there is another error somewhere?

on 7/1/15, 5:19 AM

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On 7/1/15, 4:11 AM


I see 2 places where you must enhance:

1. _inherit = 'hr_employee' should be _inherit = 'hr.employee'

2. @api.depends('hr.employee') should be @api.depends()

Also, make sure your module 'depends' on 'hr' module.


Thank you sir, I have tried it and the module runs fine. However it seems like the late_mtd does not compute. I am trying to just add the number of instances where a person submits a "late form" within a month. Thank you.

on 7/1/15, 5:04 AM

Ramadan kareem. In the method you should write self.late_mtd = total

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on 7/1/15, 6:49 AM

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