[mod_python] Singleton Object

Graham Dumpleton graham.dumpleton at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 18:27:20 EST 2007

On 14/12/2007, Tom Wells <drshade at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2007 4:17 AM, Graham Dumpleton <graham.dumpleton at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > For WSGI on IIS see:
> >
> >  http://code.google.com/p/isapi-wsgi/
> >
> > That way you should be able to use the sam code base.
> >
>  A huge piece of my module needs to be purely an authentication piece,
> protecting either a set of jsp/servlet pages on apache, or aspx on IIS, thus
> I only actually hook into AuthenHandler and/or AuthzHandler - I have no
> requirement to actually handle dynamically creating pages etc (which I
> assume is the typical WSGI usage scenario). On the IIS side I was planning
> to look at pywin32 and build the same sort of functionality using the ISAPI
> basic interface (HttpFilterProc and HttpExtensionProc hooks). The IIS
> interfaces are far weaker than the apache side (especially when trying to
> introduce a new Authentication Type) - but fortunately my requirements for
> IIS support are simpler, and I plan to merely hijack the "Basic
> Authentication" tick-box ;)
> I do like the idea of WSGI, I just feel it's going to be more pain than what
> it's worth for my particular scenario - plus I like the fact that mod_python
> comes out the box with my target platforms (ubuntu & suse) and so far seems
> really simple once you understand the apache behemoth.
> One quick question - AuthenHandler vs. AuthzHandler? Docs are very light,
> and seem to say they do a similar job - please could you elaborate?

Sorry, no time to explain, so better you have a good read of:





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