[mod_python] This is just friggin' weird...

Joshua Ginsberg listspam at flowtheory.net
Thu Jun 23 18:54:16 EDT 2005

It's been on this whole time. If there were a server error, it would 
close the connection, but it doesn't.

My guess is that the return apache.HTTP_MOVED_TEMPORARILY return code 
from psp.redirect is caught by the "try" clause in PSPInstance that 
processes psp.error_page :-/


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Joshua Ginsberg -- joshg at brainstorminternet.net
Brainstorm Internet Network Operations
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On Jun 23, 2005, at 4:42 PM, Lee Brown wrote:

> Greetings!
> I know that this is but faint help, but if psp.redirect is throwing an
> error, who is (eventually) catching it?
> I had a problem once that was somewhat vaguely similar: if the 
> application
> tosses an error that none of the application's error handlers can trap 
> and
> correct, it 'percolates' its way up to the interpreter's default 
> exception
> handlers - and those try to write to sys.stderr (it says here in the 
> Python
> manual).
> When the PythonDebug directive is set to "On," the error messages are
> redirected to the requesting client.  When it's "Off," I have no idea 
> where
> they go (/dev/null for all I know...)
> So mebbe turn Python Debug On and see what you get?
> Best Regards,
> Lee E. Brown
> (administrator at leebrown.org)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mod_python-bounces at modpython.org
> [mailto:mod_python-bounces at modpython.org] On Behalf Of Joshua Ginsberg
> Sent: Thursday, June 23, 2005 6:09 PM
> To: Joshua Ginsberg
> Cc: mod_python at modpython.org
> Subject: Re: [mod_python] This is just friggin' weird...
> Okay, and something else I've discovered... it appears to be hanging on
> psp.redirect...
> Now, at least in my experience, psp.redirect will throw an error if 
> data has
> been written back out to the client when redirect() is called.
> It's not doing that. It's just... hanging.
> The way I discovered this was by accident. I was testing it by 
> telnetting to
> port 80 and manually entering for data. I accidentally left off a 
> field, and
> it hung at a different place it had ever hung before. At that spot, 
> there's
> a psp.redirect to an error handler...
> So... why? I don't get it.
> -jag

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