Web Hosting - one report

Paul Rubin phr-n2002a at nightsong.com
Wed Feb 6 14:14:58 CET 2002

kdahlhaus at yahoo.com (Kevin Dahlhausen) writes:
> I thought I had found a place at 'Hostdepartment.com'  $5/month for
> 100Mb and a full shell. They have 1.6 installed.  You can compile your
> own python, but many modules do not build.  It turns out that they
> have disabled dynamic loading of modules from user accounts.  So if
> you have a swigged extension, python can load any shadow files, but
> the .so is never found.  That's a shame, as I was hoping to actually
> post an *answer* to this reoccuring question.  Personally, I need to
> be able to use extension modules - at least PIL, GD charts, etc.

If you can compile your own python, can't you statically link your
extension into it?

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