[mod_python] SetEnv and add_common_vars()

Edwin Grubbs egrubbs at rackspace.com
Mon Jan 12 15:36:42 EST 2004

On Sun, Jan 11, 2004 at 11:27:12PM -0500, Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy wrote:
> On Sun, 11 Jan 2004, Edwin Grubbs wrote:
> > The objective is to access the environment variables that are unique to
> > each request such as REMOTE_ADDR, HTTP_USER_AGENT, and our own cookies
> > such as SESSION_COOKIE.
> >
> Hmm... This may be a bug somehwere, I'll have to take a look at it. But,
> all of this information is available directly without having to use
> subprocess_env, as part of the request object or req.headers_in.
> Subprocess_env is an inefficient way of doing it since it is artificially
> constructed from the same sources to which mod_python allows you direct
> access.
> Grisha

The req.headers_in variable does not contain the REMOTE_ADDR or the
SCRIPT_NAME variables which can not be passed in using PythonOption.


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