[mod_python] Trouble with Apache 2.0.54 and Python 2.5.1

David Moorhouse python at moorhouse.net.nz
Wed Sep 19 23:06:00 EDT 2007

Hi Graeme

I think it is a problem with Apache 2.054 for Windows.  I was having
problems on the production machine and my dev box.

Upgrading to 2.059 fixed the problem.

Thanks for your help.



On Tue, 18 Sep 2007 20:39:05 +1000, you wrote:

>On 18/09/2007, David Moorhouse <python at moorhouse.net.nz> wrote:
>> >What was the name of the mod_python installer  you used? Did you
>> >definitely use the version for Apache 2.0/Python 2.5?
>> mod_python-3.3.1.win32-py2.5-Apache2.0.exe
>> >
>> >Is there any other python25.dll files on your system anywhere? Some
>> >third party Windows applications use Python internally and provide
>> >their own python25.dll. If that is in a directory on PATH found before
>> >the system directory version, it can cause a failure.
>> I've done a search for python25.dll and it only finds the one in the
>> system32 directory.
>> >
>> >Other than that, only other suggestion is that if running Apache as
>> >service, that the user it runs as has adequate permissions to read
>> >mod_python and Python installed files.
>> Admin in both cases.
>> >
>> >Graham
>> Thanks for your help, but I'm finding this very frustrating ;(
>> Do you think the difference in import / export ordinals is significant or
>> are the functions linked on the exported names (and not by ordinal) ?
>I have no idea as I don't know what you are talking about when you
>mention 'import/export ordinals'. I am not a Windows person.
>When people cant get passed this problem, often doing a complete
>uninstall and reinstall of mod_python/Python/Apache magically fixes
>the problem.

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