[mod_python] Apache startup error using mod_python under Windows 2000 (have msvcr70.dll)

David Fraser davidf at sjsoft.com
Fri Aug 29 13:20:33 EST 2003

Laird Shaw wrote:

>Hi all,
>Apologies if I've missed the answer to this question somewhere, but I've
>searched to no avail.
>Whilst attempting to start, Apache fails with:
>Syntax error on line 175 of C:/Program Files/Apache
>Cannot load C:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/modules/mod_python.so into
>server: The specified module could not be found.
>I've checked that I've specified the correct path to mod_python.so.
>I saw in another post that msvcr70.dll is required, and duly downloaded and
>copied it into winnt\system32, believing I had solved the problem.  Alas, no
>such luck.  Same error.
>OS = Windows 2000 5.00.2195, Service pack 4
>Python = 2.3
>Apache = 2.0.47
>msvcr70.dll = 7.00.9064.0
I've had exactly the same problem, with a new Win2000 virtual machine, 
same versions of Python and Apache.
Didn't try add the dll though.


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