[mod_python] Installation Problem

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Wed Aug 2 19:14:21 EDT 2006

Deron Meranda wrote ..
> On 8/2/06, beno <zope at 2012.vi> wrote:
> > Sorry, --with-apache (static compilation) is not supported at this time!
> > ...
> > ./configure --with-apache=/root/src/apache_1.3.34
> >
> >  So...what did I do wrong?
> mod_python is an Apache module.  In a typical Apache installation
> modules are usually shared or loadable object files, separate from
> the main apache "httpd" executable file.
> I'm taking a guess here, but the error message indicates that your
> Apache was compiled statically, which means it is unable to
> dynamically load any new modules which were not originally
> compiled into your Apache binary.
> You will probably will need to re-build your Apache first.

At which point you are better off moving to Apache 2.0 as Apache 1.3
can't be used with most recent mod_python versions.

I presume you are actually trying to compile mod_python 2.7.X and
not the newer versions which will not work with your version of Apache.


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