[mod_python] frustrating problem importing packages with mod_python

Stephen Potenza steve at potenzaconsulting.com
Thu May 26 18:22:22 EDT 2005

I realized that once I re-read your email again more carefully... made
the changes and it works perfectly.

Thank you for your help!

Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> You are running up against the last case I mentioned, namely:
>> Further, even if "Directory" is used, if both the handler and
>> the "steve" package are in a subdirectory of the directory for
>> which PythonHandler is defined, it will not find "steve" as only
>> the top most PythonHandler directory is added to the module search
>> path.
> Ie., because PythonHandler is for '/var/www', only that directory
> is added to the Python module search path, not the "python" subdirectory.
> Change the Directory directive to "var/www/python" and it should
> work. Alternatively, move "steve" into '/var/www'. Ie., a module
> import from a handler does not implicitly look in the same directory
> as the handler first like when using Python normally.

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