[mod_python] persistent, reliable globals

Erik Stephens mod_python at 24ksoftware.com
Tue Mar 9 14:31:29 EST 2004

On Tue, 9 Mar 2004, Michael S. Fischer wrote:

> David Geller writes:
> > Suggestion:
> > Perhaps what would be handy: a special python function call,
> > implemented via the API, to allow setting/getting of objects
> > global to all the forked children for a particular named
> > interpreter. These objects might be accessible through the
> > req object, for example. I don't know enough to judge...
> >
> > Is this feaible? Useful (well, it would be to me...)? Easy/hard?
> Why don't you just use on-disk storage (e.g. anydbm) or a remote db for
> this?  Why reinvent the wheel?

Doesn't this limit you to using pickle-able objects only then?  There are
some important things that don't fall under this category (e.g. db

Best regards,

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