+= doesn't work in python cgi's (extra info)

Mitch Chapman chapman at bioreason.com
Mon Oct 8 19:31:51 CEST 2001


Is it possible that your web server is finding a different (older) 
Python executable due to cgi environment configuration?
It would be interesting to see the cgi output from

...
import sys
print sys.version

Michael Palm wrote:
> 
> Forgot info on my setup:
> Redhat 7.1/Apache 1.3.17/Python 2.1
> Seems to work OK on Win95/Apache 1.3.2/Python 2.1 (veeeerrry slooowww)
> 
> Michael Palm wrote:
> 
> > I have a strange error in that += doesn't seem to work in a cgi program
> >
> > test.py:
> >
> > #!/usr/bin/env python
> > print "Content-type: text/html\n\n"
> > j = 1
> > j +=1
> > print " j is %d" % j
> >
> > works fine with
> >    python test.py
> >
> > but as a cgi gives
> > j += 1
> >    ^
> > SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> >
> > any ideas??


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Mitch Chapman
Mitch.Chapman at bioreason.com



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