[mod_python] Query about FieldStorage

Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy grisha at modpython.org
Tue Jan 14 11:23:31 EST 2003

Tim - look for "subprocess_env" here:



On 14 Jan 2003, Tim Parker wrote:

> Hi,
> I have recently installed Python 2.2.2 and Apache 2.0.43, and have
> configured a directory to execute mod_python.  The problem I have is I
> do not seem to be able to access any of the environment variables in the
> Request Object form object.  Below is the part of my httpd.conf file and
> also the python script that I am using.
> # Adding directory for python
> Alias /python/ "/usr/local/apache2/mod_python/"
> <Directory "/usr/local/apache2/mod_python">
>     AddHandler python-program .py
>     SetHandler python-program
>     PythonPath "sys.path+['/usr/local/apache2/mod_python']"
>     PythonHandler mod_python.publisher
>     Options +ExecCGI
>     PythonDebug On
> </Directory>
> And the python function is as follows:
> def my_test(req):
>   dict = req.form
>   list = req.form.list
>   keys = dict.keys()
>   str = dict_to_str(dict)
>   str = "<H1>Test Page for FieldStorage</H1>\n"+ str + "\nlen(list) %d"
> % len(list)
>   return str
> If anyone had any ideas or somewhere I can look at some examples for
> using CGI Environment variables that would be really helpful.
> Thanks in advance
> regards
> Tim.
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