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Passing options to OpenERP service

on 10/14/13, 11:46 PM 1,678 views

I'm setting up an OpenERP development environment on Ubuntu 12.10

I have OpenERP v7 installed via debian package, which starts via service command

As I develop modules, I continuously need to restart the server, update the modules and database. I need to pass the -u <mymodule> -d <mydatabase> options as the server starts

Is there a way to add it to a configuration file or so to make it the default behavior as I restart the server each time?


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Brett Lehrer
On 10/21/13, 4:24 PM

My recommendation is to create an entirely separate instance of OpenERP that you can use as a development environment, ideally on a different machine. Download the source code from nightly.openerp.com: openerp-7.0-latest.tar.gz. This is makes writing code way easier, since the permissions will all be set to your login account. Then you can start and stop easily on your own.

The alternative would be to stop the service, then find the location of the openerp-server file and run it manually:

openerp-server -c my_config.conf -d my_tb -u my_module

Either way I'd recommend downloading the source code directly, it's less hassle in the long run to work with IMO. Here's a nice guide on that: http://www.theopensourcerer.com/2012/12/how-to-install-openerp-7-0-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts/

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