[mod_python] Default function for Publisher

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Sun Nov 10 14:30:19 EST 2002

in MP 3.0 it defaults "index"


On Sun, 10 Nov 2002, Arcady Genkin wrote:

> I spent a few hours trying to figure out how to make the url
> "http://foo" respond with a python handler in index.py.  In the end I
> came up with the following:
>    RewriteEngine on
>    RewriteRule ^/*$ /index.py/main
> which seems to work, but is a hack.  In the list archives I saw a few
> threads that proposed introducing a default handler function for the
> Publisher, but the impression I got was that the functionality still
> is not implemented.
> As a new user of mod_python, I'd like to pitch in that default
> Publisher function would save me a lot of trouble and time, which I'd
> rather have spent getting to know mod_python than learning how
> mod_rewrite works.  It would be much cleaner to write:
>   DirectoryIndex index.py
>   PyPublisherDefaultFunction main
> or some such.
> --
> Arcady Genkin
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