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module development from linux samba share with pycharm on windows

on 9/3/15, 2:57 PM 1,359 views


I'm trying to setup a development environment with a linux container running ubuntu + odoo V8 (on a homeserver) while i want to change/develop the modules from my windows pc with pycharm.

What i have done so far:

  1. Install the latest version from odoo through github

  2. added a custom addons folder in my home directory

  3. installed samba

  4. changed the conf file to make the home directory writable

  5. on windows i added a new network share \\myOdooDevServer\home\myUser and logged in with my credentials

  6. opened the share in my pycharm and started working on a module.

  7. everything worked fine so far.

now what doesnt work ?

when i get back to my server through ssh and startup the server with --addons-path="home\myuser\mycustommodules" i get an error that the directory is not a correct addons directory.

problem is that the folder is not owned by the odoo user but when i chown the folder to the odoo user i can't write to the folder in my pycharm share.

so i added myuser to the odoo group, test also failed.

i'm stuck :)


Bejaoui Souheil

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Odoo developer,  functional and technical consultant


Bejaoui Souheil
On 8/11/16, 8:53 AM


If you have done your odoo installation with a specific user "odoo", login with this user to be able to write and copy your files.

Otherwise, if you are creating a test/development environment, make the folder "mycustommodules" public using the chmod.

Best regards.

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Asked: 9/3/15, 2:57 PM
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Last updated: 8/11/16, 8:53 AM