[mod_python] ANN: Vampire 1.2 is now available.

Johannes Erdfelt johannes at erdfelt.com
Fri Oct 22 14:57:33 EDT 2004

On Fri, Oct 22, 2004, Graham Dumpleton <grahamd at dscpl.com.au> wrote:
> On 22/10/2004, at 1:24 PM, Johannes Erdfelt wrote:
> >On Fri, Oct 22, 2004, Graham Dumpleton <grahamd at dscpl.com.au> wrote:
> >>This latest version of Vampire also includes an example for showing
> >>how form values will get decoded. I just wish someone would answer
> >>my question about file uploads and whether what currently happens
> >>for them in mod_python.publisher is reasonable. Doesn't anyone use
> >>file uploads with mod_python.publisher? See the result for input
> >>form 2 in the example as to what currently happens. Ie., one gets
> >>a Field object for a file upload.
> >
> >I just ported over that piece of my code. Under mod_python 3.1.3,
> >vampire will cause a traceback with the current code.
> >
> >The fix is to do the same thing the new publisher does which is not use
> >a seperate File class.
> Sorry, I'm a bit confused now, but then my original description may have
> been the problem as to what I meant by current.
> In Vampire 1.2, I essentially do what mod_python.publisher 3.1.3 does.
> Or at least that is the intent, the actual code to produce the result
> is done a bit differently.
> Thus, in Vampire 1.1, I wrapped a file upload form value into a File
> object as did mod_python.publisher 2.X. In Vampire 1.2 I leave the field
> value for the file upload as is and thus it comes back as a Field object
> as setup by util.FieldStorage.
> If you had a form using file upload and were previously using Vampire 
> 1.1,
> and moved to Vampire 1.2 you would most likely need to change your code
> to bring it in line with Vampire 1.2/mod_python.publisher 3.1.3 way of
> doing it.
> Now, does your saying that you get an exception mean that whatever I did
> in Vampire 1.2 isn't actually correct and isn't the same as what the
> mod_python.publisher package does? Or are you simply finding that if it
> was made to work with Vampire 1.1 previously that a change is possibly
> required when moving to Vampire 1.2?
> Maybe I should do some tests with mod_python.publisher to see that it is
> actually producing what I thought it was by code inspection. I might 
> well
> have just goofed up. :-)

I haven't tried Vampire 1.2 yet. I didn't realize you had changed the
code for 1.2.

I was commenting with respect to 1.1.


More information about the Mod_python mailing list