[mod_python] [ANNOUNCE] Mod_python 3.1.4 and 2.7.11 (security)

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Thu Feb 17 06:29:54 EST 2005

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On 17/02/2005, at 10:17 PM, Damjan wrote:

>> The Apache Software Foundation and The Apache HTTP Server Project are
>> pleased to announce the release of versions 3.1.4 and 2.7.11 of 
>> mod_python.
> I'd like to report one bug and one wish list, both bothering me for 
> some time.
> 1. [The BUG] My apache (2.0.53 on Slackware linux) is built with these 
> parameters:
> apxs -q CFLAGS   =>  -pipe -O2 -march=i486
> The problem is that mod_python's build system doesn't honor the 
> at all. There's no mention of CPPFLAGS in the ./configure script, not 
> in
> the generated Makefiles.
> Compiled like that, and apache SegFaults on the first request - even a
> request for a static page. I had to mannually tweak the Makefile's 
> after
> ./configure was done to add those flags and compile a working
> mod_python.
> 2. [The Wish] I'd suggest to tweak the ./configure script, to try to 
> link
> to the python dynamic library first, and only if it fails to link the 
> static.
> The only change wuld be to first try to link without the
> '-L/usr/lib/python2.3/config' option.
> A dynamically linked mod_python would get the benefit of always beeing
> the same version with the installed Python when minor versions are
> upgraded on the system. I've done this always and I've never had
> problems.
> -- 
> damjan | дамјан
> This is my jabber ID --> damjan at bagra.net.mk <-- not my mail address!!!
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