[mod_python] Upgrading 3.2.10 -> 3.3.1

elias.collas at gulfstream.com elias.collas at gulfstream.com
Mon Nov 5 17:06:38 EST 2007

Thanks for the great suggestion. I'll give that a try.

"Graham Dumpleton" <graham.dumpleton at gmail.com> wrote on 11/05/2007
04:54:09 PM:

> A fiddle that should work is for you to create using Ian Bicking's
> virtualenv package a distinct Python installation based on your
> current one and then install in that all the required new packages you
> want to use, including mod_python site-packages components. Then, in
> the 'envvars' file in the same directory as your Apache httpd
> executable add:
>   PYTHONHOME=/some/path/env
>   export PYTHONHOME
> That path should refer to the top directory created by the virtualenv
> The Python code when being initialised will see PYTHONHOME and will
> use that separate virtual environment as the source of all the Python
> modules and not your main installation.
> For information on virtualenv see:
>   http://pypi.python.org/pypi/virtualenv
> Graham

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