[mod_python] does add_handler even work?

Johannes Erdfelt johannes at erdfelt.com
Tue Oct 12 20:31:26 EDT 2004

On Tue, Oct 12, 2004, Graham Dumpleton <grahamd at dscpl.com.au> wrote:
> On Oct 12 17:37, Johannes Erdfelt <johannes at erdfelt.com> wrote:
> >
> > Subject: [mod_python] does add_handler even work?
> >
> > Unrelated to the actual problem I'm having with add_handler(), the
> > reason I want to do this is because AddHandler isn't sufficient (I want
> > to handle multiple types of filename extensions and no extension).
> If you want to be able to handle multiple extension types, or no extension
> at all, all for the same base resource, or not as case may be, then go and
> have a look at Vampire.
> What Vampire does is bring the decision of mapping extensions to handlers
> into the scope of Python code rather than relying on AddHandler/SetHandler
> exclusively. Bringing the decision into the Python code allows a bit more
> flexibility in what you can do and thus you can do exactly what you are
> wanting with Vampire.
> Vampire can be found at:
>   http://www.dscpl.com.au/projects/vampire
> Be warned that Vampire should only be used in "prefork" Apache at the
> moment. I know exactly what needs to be done to make it work in threaded
> MPMs, but interest in the package ,and thus motivation for me to do that,
> has been minimal. If a threaded MPS is what you use and you want to use
> Vampire, let me know and I'll up the priority of making the changes. ;-)

I looked at Vampire at one point and it too seems to have the same
problem with PHP and autoindex as I've been running into.

Or am I mistaken?


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