[mod_python] mod_python+trac+Leopard and 'process has forked, you must exec' error log

Graham Dumpleton graham.dumpleton at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 05:57:47 EST 2010

2010/1/7 Thomas Clement <thomascl at free.fr>:
> Hello,
> First, my configuration:
> - Mac OS X Leopard 10.5
> -  trac installed from MacPorts (with Python 2.6.4)
> - mod_python 3.3.1 from sources
> - Apache 2 built-in from Leopard
> Everything is working pretty well except that I'm getting lots of this
> messages in the apache error log when browsing trac:
> The process has forked and you cannot use this CoreFoundation functionality
> safely. You MUST exec().
> Break on
> to debug.
> Apache does not crash however.
> I have read that php could do that but it seems the php apache module is not
> loaded here.
> Any idea?

Prior discussion about it at:


Is caused by something being loaded which links to MacOS X Carbon library.

If not caused by PHP extension module called GD, them is something else.


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