[mod_python] transhandler setup?

Jorey Bump list at joreybump.com
Tue Aug 30 16:29:40 EDT 2005

Jorey Bump wrote:
> IR labs wrote:
>> Sorry for a late reply.
>> I feel really silly for my problem, *really* silly. (almost too silly 
>> to let you all know ...)
>> After trying all different things in the httpd.conf and not seeing any 
>> noticeable result, I started thinking it could be having to do with 
>> apache not reading it after I issued "sudo apachectl restart". And 
>> then I realized that, after I upgraded to apache 2, to make mod_python 
>> work decently, I forgot to also change the path to 
>> /usr/local/apache2/bin in my .profile. DUH... So every time I tried to 
>> made a change to apache2's httpd.conf and "restarted" I restarted 
>> apache 1, ... well, zero points for dirk and no desert for a week. :-(
> It's an easy mistake to make, with a simple solution:
> 1. Always prepend root's $PATH with /usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin (and 
> just /usr/local/bin for ordinary users). I typically make sure this is 
> done globally in /etc/profile, which works for some shells, but others 
> may require edits to other files. However you accomplish this, I 
> consider it quite sane. For experimental installs of applications, use 
> your own ~/bin and *append* that to your path.

Of course, that still doesn't help here, unless you create symlinks in 
/usr/local/[s]bin to the programs in /usr/local/apache2/bin or prepend 
it to your path. Double DUH... :P

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