[mod_python] mod_python and importing cheetah templates

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Thu Dec 15 15:29:14 EST 2005

On 16/12/2005, at 2:45 AM, Ognen Duzlevski wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a directory structure as such:
> dir1
>      templates
> In dir1/templates I store cheetah templates which are compiled with 
> cheetah-compile into python files.
> dir1/main.py is a file that looks at a req.filename and decides to 
> load a python module.
> So when a request comes for dir1/templates/something.py - it is 
> imported and its respond() method is called.
> So far so good. However, if something.py is trying to use Cheetah's 
> #import <module>, its search path appears to be dir1/ and not 
> dir1/templates where something.py lives. I can see why this might be 
> but how do I go about fixing it?

You need to look at manually specifying the PythonPath directive to
include "dir1" and "dir1/templates", both as absolute paths.


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