[mod_python] Configuration issue with Apache

Graham Dumpleton graham.dumpleton at gmail.com
Sun Aug 24 20:14:28 EDT 2008

What is in .htaccess of /srv/http/forum or is that directory
configured from main Apache configuration?

What happens in you don't have:

  DirectoryIndex index.py

in root .htaccess directory?

It would be inherited by subdirectory and may be interfering depending
on how subdirectory configured.


2008/8/25 Robert Dailey <rcdailey at gmail.com>:
> On Sun, Aug 24, 2008 at 6:24 PM, Graham Dumpleton
> <graham.dumpleton at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Since you haven't provided what configuration you used to enable
>> mod_python it is hard to tell. At a guess though it sounds like you
>> use SetHandler in the .htaccess to enable mod_python and so have made
>> all requests against directory use mod_python. You should look at
>> using AddHandler to restrict use of mod_python to certain extensions
>> in URL, or instead use 'SetHandler None' in .htaccess of subdirectory
>> where PHP is used, presuming that PHP configured to act as output
>> filter.
>> Provide configuration and crystal ball wouldn't be necessary.
>> Graham
> Sorry for leaving out that vital information, not sure what I was
> thinking to not provide it. I was in a hurry in my initial post, so I
> do apologize. Below is the configuration I'm using. I believe I used
> the setup instructions on the official mod_python website, but I don't
> remember for sure. Note also that by adding "php" to the list of
> extensions in <Files>, this still doesn't cause the forum scripts to
> work. Sometimes I'd notice that the PHP script itself would show up
> when I visited the forum instead of it being executed.
> Thank you again for your help. Please let me know if I've left anything out.
> #------------------------------------------------------------------
> Options All -Indexes
> # Set mod_python options
> DirectoryIndex index.py
> AddHandler mod_python .py
> PythonHandler mod_python.publisher
> PythonDebug on
> AddType text/html;qs=1.0 .py
> AddType text/html;qs=0.9 .html
> AddType text/plain;qs=0.8 .txt
> <Files ~ "\.(gif|html|jpg|png|swf)$">
>   SetHandler default-handler
> </Files>
> #------------------------------------------------------------------

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