[mod_python] Local Web Server

Bart scarfboy at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 07:02:17 EST 2008

2008/1/30 MCL Systems <mcl.office at googlemail.com>:
> I am looking for a local lightweight web server, that I can use to run
> python apps locally via my USB pen drive.
> I am running winxp sp2.
> The programs are coded for mod_python and I am using scite portable and
> portable python for my development..
> I am very limited in my abilities to install programs successfully, but I
> can still achieve programming results, to my satisfaction with python.
> My programs query text/csv files and display the results in a browser.
> So I imagine I will start server 'x', which will point to a document root
> and then I can access my files as or whatever /mycode.py
> So is there a binary I can download, already configured to run locally and
> with mod_python support and all I have to do is tell it where document root
> is.

Consider cherrypy, since there's much less setup. Server code that is
based off cherrypy will work wherever cherrypy is installed and importable.
On a general python install this just takes a python setup.py install,
though I'm not sure how site packages work in portable python.


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