[mod_python] Re: Windows Binaries for Python 2.6

David lists at theflorys.org
Sun Jul 26 22:10:22 EDT 2009

On 7/26/2009 10:02 PM, Graham Dumpleton wrote:
> 2009/7/27 David <lists at theflorys.org>:
>> On 7/21/2009 7:21 AM, Graham Dumpleton wrote:
>>> 2009/7/21  <ray at aarden.us>:
>>>> I am planning an installation of Trac, SVN, and Apache.  The current version
>>>> of Python supported by all is 2.6.  But I don't see an installation package
>>>> for mod_python for python 2.6.  Did I miss it?  What are my alternatives and
>>>> what are the risks?
>>> Use mod_wsgi instead. Python 2.6 binaries are on the mod_wsgi site.
>>>   http://www.modwsgi.org
>>>   http://code.google.com/p/modwsgi/downloads/list
>>> Graham
>> Is this a plug for mod_wsgi or an assertion that mod_python has been
>> replaced?  Is mod_wsgy a better solution?
> I am the last of the developers who was active on mod_python who even
> bothers to answer emails here any more. I have no intention of doing
> any further coding work on mod_python. I only really stay on the list
> to learn about issues mod_python might be having to make sure that
> mod_wsgi isn't going to be affected by similar issue and fix mod_wsgi
> if need be, or document issue for mod_wsgi if necessary.
> So, choice is, use mod_python for which there is no active development
> or maintenance and is effectively unsupported, or move to the WSGI way
> of doing things for which there are many hosting options for many
> servers, including mod_wsgi for Apache.
> That said, if you are happy with mod_python, by all means use it, but
> if you have problems don't expect there to be anyone around to fix it
> for you.
> PS. And no I didn't author mod_python. Even so, the original author of
> mod_python isn't active on it either.
> Graham

Thanks for a good response to a slightly dumb question.  I am in the
provess of converting my server to mod_wsgi.


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