[mod_python] Point of frustration/disappointment

Jim Popovitch jimpop at yahoo.com
Thu Jul 28 19:10:39 EDT 2005

On Thu, 2005-07-28 at 18:07 -0400, Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> I have updated the FAQ entry to:
>   Note that this doesn't work for older mod_python-2.X versions
>   where --with-python option is used to refer to a source directory.
>   For older mod_python versions, try:
>     PYTHON_BIN=/usr/local/bin/python2.4 ./configure
> Don't guarantee that this will work. 

It doesn't.

$ PYTHON_BIN=/usr/bin/python2.2 ./configure
checking for --with-python... no
checking for python... (cached) /usr/bin/python
checking Python version... 1.5
checking whether Python is compiled with thread support... yes

-Jim P.

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