Python Distribution for Webserver on netfirms.com
gh at ghaering.de
Sat Mar 22 08:54:00 CET 2003
Chris Gonnerman wrote:
> I have a free account on netfirms.com for my personal use,
> and I'd like to run Python scripts there. They offer CGI
> access but don't have an installed Python interpreter.
> netfirms.com seems to be:
> FreeBSD 4.5-RELEASE-p19
> according to uname -a
> The problem is, they allow 25 Mb of storage but don't allow
> any files over 1 Mb in size. This kills using CGIPython
> (which I have done with good results in the past).
> What I need is a python interpreter which can be installed
> on my netfirms.com account in pieces (as normal) but which
> will not be in /usr/bin or /usr/local/bin.
> Any suggestions?
1) Find a different free hosting provider with Python support.
2) Pay a moderate amount per month for a hosting provider with Python
support. If the ability to execute CGIs isn't worth, say $2 or $3 (or
whatever that costs) a month to you, my guess would be you probably
don't need it ;-)
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