[mod_python] inithandler?

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Tue Sep 18 08:54:04 EST 2001

On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, harm wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 17, 2001 at 10:59:18PM -0400, Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy wrote:
> >
> > There is a PythonImport, which essentially does this. It has some severe
> > limitations.
> >
> > The thing is that mod_python will create separate subinterpreters for
> > separate virtual servers (or optionally directories), but the only
> > opportunity to learn this information is during request procesing.
> >
> > At Apache startup time you can't tell what the subinterpreters will be.
> But you do know it the moment the subinterpreters are actually created,
> don`t you? So mod_python could call some handlers the moment it creates
> an fresh interpreter.

Subinterpreters are created during request processing - if one exists
already it is used, otherwise it is created. So it won't be any different
than using the Python import mechanism for one time initialization.


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