[Moin-user] moin and xapian edit page->save; internal error

Peter Baartz baartzy at gmail.com
Wed Nov 11 01:51:57 EST 2009

On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 7:54 PM, Thomas Waldmann <tw-public at gmx.de> wrote:
>> I have  moinmoin and Xapian configured, and it is  mostly* working.
> I would almost say "mostly working" could be a typical description for
> mod_python based installations. :D
> Seriously: does anything hold you back from using mod_wsgi instead of
> mod_python? It usually works far better and is easy to set up. If you
> don't use mod_python for something else than moin, better deinstall it
> after installing mod_wsgi.
> BTW, moin 1.9 will be WSGI at the core, so using mod_wsgi is also a good
> preparation for the 1.9 upgrade later.
> The specific error you have seems to be that mod_python is somehow
> unhappy about the return value's type of the moin function it calls:
>> [Tue Nov 03 12:58:12 2009] [error] [client xxx] PythonHandler
>> MoinMoin.request.request_modpython::Request.run:   File
>> "/usr/lib64/python2.4/site-packages/mod_python/apache.py", line 301,
>> in HandlerDispatch\n    assert (type(result) == type(int())), \\,
>> referer: http://sbtwiki/test2?action=edit
>> [Tue Nov 03 12:58:12 2009] [error] [client xxx] PythonHandler
>> MoinMoin.request.request_modpython::Request.run: AssertionError:
>> Handler 'MoinMoin.request.request_modpython::Request.run' returned
>> invalid return code., referer: http://sbtwiki/test2?action=edi
>> is there anything i can do to fix this?
> Well, one could find out the return value it is unhappy about and the
> place where moin returns that value.
> The problem is that (AFAIK) none of the moin developers uses mod_python,
> so some mod_python user would have to do that.
> But I bet installing mod_wsgi is much easier (and much more useful long
> term) than debugging this.

problem solved ... replacing  mod_python  with mod_wsgi fixed everything

Thank you for your help.


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