[mod_python] Problems with mod_python

dudley ackerman rdacker at pacbell.net
Wed Jan 23 14:40:24 EST 2008

On Jan 23, 2008, at 10:47 AM, Martha Zimet wrote:

> I am having problems getting mod_python to work correctly.
> I am following the directions in
> http://www.modpython.org/live/mod_python-3.2.8/doc-html/inst-testing.html
> and have written a mptest.py. However, when I access mptest.py from  
> my browser,
> the code does not execute and all I get is the text for mptest.py
> displaying in the browser window. For example:
> from mod_python import apache
> def handler(req):
>    req.content_type = 'text/plain'
>    req.write("Hello World!")
>    return apache.OK
> Does anyone have any suggestions on what could be wrong with my  
> installation
> or how I can further diagnose this problem? Thanks in advance and I  
> apologize
> if this situation has been answered before.

that happened to me recently because i didn't have the path correct in  
the httpd.conf section setting up mod_python.
i had the capitalization wrong.
you might show us that section you put into httpd.conf.

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