[mod_python] Newbie problem running mod_python

Tom Ayerst twa at post.com
Sun Oct 26 23:06:51 EST 2003

Thanks Robert,

It all runs up now.  (Now I just have to get the app working !)


Robert Lilly wrote:

>>Sorry, I should have mentioned that.  mod_python.so is in the modules
>>directory.  All the other modules are called *.so so I assumed that that
>>is the Apache approach (its not standard but I think you can do that in
>>>I don't use windows these days, but shouldn't the mod_python module
>>>for Win32
>>>be a DLL rather than a SO?  You didn't mention if you checked in
>>>C:/Program Files/Apache Group/Apache2/modules/ to see if the module
>>>was there.
>>>Check the directory and use the mod_python library you find.
>mod_python.so is a dll, it's just named after the Apache convention. The
>other response you got from Simon Willison letting you know that current
>release version of mod_python does not yet work with Python 2.3 is the
>relevant one. There are workarounds - 1) revert to using Python 2.2, or 2)
>(courtesy of Gustavo Cordova Avila) using either a text or a binary editor,
>open mod_python.so and replace all references to python22.dll with
>python23.dll. I've been running with the latter solution for almost two
>weeks now and haven't noticed any problems.
>Robert Lilly
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