[mod_python] htmltmpl pickle error with mod_python

Adam adam at fastmail.com.au
Mon Nov 3 19:57:51 EST 2008

Thanks for that,
installing htmltmpl into python's site-packages directory worked.

Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> 2008/11/3 Adam <adam at fastmail.com.au>:
>> Hello,
>> I'm trying to use htmltmpl under modpython and I'm having some issues. When
>> I try and visit my cgi page I receive the error:
>> TemplateError: Htmltmpl error: Pickling error while saving precompiled
>> template '/var/www/localhost/BDNS/content/./templates/summary.tmplc': Can't
>> pickle _mp_9c83a5362036140a49a9284aab391a5d.Template: import of module
>> _mp_9c83a5362036140a49a9284aab391a5d failed
>> When I run the scripts as CGI it has no troubles with the templates, so I'm
>> not sure why the problem only happens under mod_python
> Read:
>   http://www.dscpl.com.au/wiki/ModPython/Articles/IssuesWithSessionObjects
> Move the definitions of the classes etc that you are trying to pickle
> to a separate file located on your sys.path somewhere. It must be
> locatable by standard Python module import mechanisms and cannot be
> loaded directly or indirectly via mod_python module importer.
> Graham

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