[mod_python] Re: installing xp problems

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Tue Nov 7 16:23:24 EST 2006

Hmmm, actually, I am talking nonsense, as the _apache module
is embeded within the Apachh mod_python module and isn't in
the Python installation. Only _psp.so is in the Python installation
and that shouldn't be Apache specific.

Thus, can't think know why there might be an issue. What actually

On 08/11/2006, at 8:18 AM, Graham Dumpleton wrote:

> On 08/11/2006, at 8:07 AM, Steve Holden wrote:
>> Graham Dumpleton wrote:
>>> Apache 2.2 requires mod_python 3.2.10.
>> Hmm. I just discovered that I can run Apache 2,0 and 2.2 on the  
>> same (XP) machine. Unfortunately it seems that I can only run one  
>> mod_python using any given version of Python: in other words, I  
>> can't have mod_python available for both Apaches simultaneously  
>> unless they are using different Python interpreters. Correct?
> Since the _apache module in mod_python is bound to the different
> internals of each version of Apache at compile time, then yes, they
> would need to be distinct.
> I have speculated at one point whether we should allow somehow
> the ability to extend/modify the PYTHONPATH in the Apache  
> configuration
> prior to mod_python being being initialised so that one could in the
> Apache configuration specify extra directories to look.
> In your case this would allow you to install one set of Python code
> files for one version of Python, but put the _apache and PSP compiled
> modules in separate directories based on Apache version and have
> each version of Apache only look in the directory for their version.
> This feature may also be useful in other cases as well where people
> find Python looking in the wrong spot.
> Graham
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