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Server Actions - Python Code, How do I import subprocess?

Tony Richmond
on 7/31/13, 10:35 PM 2,955 views

Hi All,

I'm trying to run a php script as a server action. I'm using the subprocess function of python to call the code. I have tested the code from the terminal and it works as expected. I've entered the same code into the server actions section (Action Type = Python code), and set the action in the workflow to run when a new order is confirmed. It doesn't work. The code is triggered at the right time, but openerp returns an error.

My code:

import subprocess

args = ["php", "/var/www/PH.php", "-f"]


OpenERP Server Error

Client Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/http.py", line 204, in dispatch response["result"] = method(self, *self.params) File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/controllers/main.py", line 1129, in call_button action = self._call_kw(req, model, method, args, {}) File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/controllers/main.py", line 1117, in _call_kw return getattr(req.session.model(model), method)(args, **kwargs) File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/session.py", line 42, in proxy result = self.proxy.execute_kw(self.session._db, self.session._uid, self.session._password, self.model, method, args, kw) File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/session.py", line 30, in proxy_method result = self.session.send(self.service_name, method, *args) File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/session.py", line 103, in send raise xmlrpclib.Fault(openerp.tools.ustr(e), formatted_info)

Server Traceback (most recent call last): File "/opt/openerp/v7/web/addons/web/session.py", line 89, in send return openerp.netsvc.dispatch_rpc(service_name, method, args) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/netsvc.py", line 292, in dispatch_rpc result = ExportService.getService(service_name).dispatch(method, params) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/service/web_services.py", line 626, in dispatch res = fn(db, uid, params) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/osv/osv.py", line 188, in execute_kw return self.execute(db, uid, obj, method, *args, *kw or {}) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/osv/osv.py", line 131, in wrapper return f(self, dbname, args, *kwargs) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/osv/osv.py", line 197, in execute res = self.execute_cr(cr, uid, obj, method, args, *kw) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/osv/osv.py", line 185, in execute_cr return getattr(object, method)(cr, uid, args, *kw) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/addons/portal_sale/portal_sale.py", line 64, in action_button_confirm return super(sale_order, self).action_button_confirm(cr, uid, ids, context=context) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/addons/sale/sale.py", line 577, in action_button_confirm wf_service.trg_validate(uid, 'sale.order', ids[0], 'order_confirm', cr) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/wkf_service.py", line 119, in trg_validate res2 = instance.validate(cr, id, ident, signal) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/instance.py", line 43, in validate workitem.process(cr, witem, ident, signal, force_running, stack=stack) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/workitem.py", line 60, in process ok = _split_test(cr, workitem, activity['split_mode'], ident, signal, stack) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/workitem.py", line 175, in _split_test _join_test(cr, t[0], t[1], ident, stack) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/workitem.py", line 183, in _join_test create(cr,[activity], inst_id, ident, stack) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/workitem.py", line 40, in create process(cr, res, ident, stack=stack) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/workitem.py", line 52, in process result = _execute(cr, workitem, activity, ident, stack) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/workitem.py", line 110, in _execute res2 = wkf_expr.execute_action(cr, ident, workitem, activity) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/workflow/wkf_expr.py", line 63, in execute_action result = obj.run(cr, ident[0], [activity['action_id']], ctx) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/addons/base/ir/ir_actions.py", line 611, in run eval(action.code.strip(), cxt, mode="exec", nocopy=True) # nocopy allows to return 'action' File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/tools/safe_eval.py", line 241, in safe_eval return eval(test_expr(expr, _SAFE_OPCODES, mode=mode), globals_dict, locals_dict) File "/opt/openerp/v7/server/openerp/tools/safe_eval.py", line 116, in test_expr raise ValueError("opcode %s not allowed (%r)" % (opname[code], expr)) ValueError: opcode IMPORT_NAME not allowed (u'import subprocess\n\nargs = ["php", "/var/www/PH.php", "-f"]\nsubprocess.call(args)')

It seems that i'm unable to import subprocess. Any idea's on how to do this?

Thanks in advance,




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Jakarta, Indonesia
On 12/4/14, 10:53 AM

In openerp/tools/safe_eval.py you can see a list of _SAFE_OPCODES, and IMPORT is not in it.  They also provide the variable __import__ which can only import _ALLOWED_MODULES.  However if you call the server action from some other method, you can include the modules that you need into context and pass it to the server action.  I believe it can be picked up during execution (eval).

John Doe (jd)
On 12/4/14, 8:24 AM


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