Install mod_python

vincent wehren vincent at visualtrans.de
Sun Jul 18 09:31:19 CEST 2004


Nancy wrote:
> Hi,
>  I am new to python. I am trying to install mod_python in my
> computer(WinXP Pro, Apache 2.0.50, python2.3.4). I added the following
> statements in my Apache configuration file httpd.conf
> 
> <Directory "C:/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs/python">
>     AddHandler python-program .py
>     PythonHandler myscript
> </Directory>
> 
> LoadModule python_module modules/mod_python.so
> 
> And restart my Apache. edit myscript.py as following and put the file
> in the directory of C:/Apache Group/Apache2/htdocs/python/,
> 
> from mod_python import apache
>  def handler(req):
>   req.content_type = "text/plain"
>   req.send_http_header()
>   req.write("Hello World!")
>  return apache.OK
> 
> but it gives following error message:
> The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was
> unable to complete your request.
> 
> The error.log shows as,
> 
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript: Traceback (most recent call last):
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript:   File "C:\\Python23\\Lib\\site-packages\\mod_python\\apache.py",
> line 287, in HandlerDispatch\n    log=debug)
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript:   File "C:\\Python23\\Lib\\site-packages\\mod_python\\apache.py",
> line 457, in import_module\n    module = imp.load_module(mname, f, p,
> d)
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript:   File "C:/Apache
> Group/Apache2/htdocs/python/\\myscript.py", line 2
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript:     def handler(req):
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript:     ^
> [Sat Jul 17 23:26:37 2004] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] PythonHandler
> myscript: SyntaxError: invalid syntax
> 
>  Who could give me some hints? Thanks a lot!
> 
> Nancy Wang

Looks like you got your indentation wrong. What happens if you try the 
following instead:

from mod_python import apache

def handler(req):
     req.content_type = "text/plain"
     req.send_http_header()
     req.write("Hello World!")
     return apache.OK

--
Vincent



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