[Python-checkins] [3.6] - bpo-34576 : Backport eeab510 3.6 (GH-10113)

Senthil Kumaran webhook-mailer at python.org
Fri Oct 26 13:12:34 EDT 2018

commit: 8be1c043a6d10d375f7a73c681cb2d7ec2f2d361
branch: 3.6
author: Senthil Kumaran <skumaran at gatech.edu>
committer: GitHub <noreply at github.com>
date: 2018-10-26T10:12:29-07:00

[3.6] - bpo-34576 : Backport eeab510 3.6 (GH-10113)

* bpo-34576 - Fix the formatting for security considerations in http.server.rst (GH-10005)

(cherry picked from commit eeab510bb7e51802c18b3770cbb23ae0ca91da6b)

M Doc/library/http.server.rst

diff --git a/Doc/library/http.server.rst b/Doc/library/http.server.rst
index b29020bc7ca5..2d1a96d7bba4 100644
--- a/Doc/library/http.server.rst
+++ b/Doc/library/http.server.rst
@@ -16,6 +16,11 @@
 This module defines classes for implementing HTTP servers (Web servers).
+.. warning::
+    :mod:`http.server` is not recommended for production. It only implements
+    only basic security checks.
 One class, :class:`HTTPServer`, is a :class:`socketserver.TCPServer` subclass.
 It creates and listens at the HTTP socket, dispatching the requests to a
 handler.  Code to create and run the server looks like this::

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