Python & cgi on win98--tinyweb problems, etc

Paul Rubin phr-n2001d at nightsong.com
Fri Nov 16 02:58:56 CET 2001


Chris Stromberger <bit_bucket5 at hotmail.com> writes:
> Hadn't thought of that.  Do you mean CGIHTTPServer?  The docs say
> "Note: This module is Unix dependent since it creates the CGI process
> using os.fork() and os.exec()." so that won't work for win98, unless
> I'm missing something.

I don't see how to run cgi's without forking.  That's more or less the
definition of a cgi.  So I was thinking more in terms of extending
BaseHTTPServer to run your Python code directly on parsing the request.



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