Need help getting MoinMoin to run under WSGI
rNOSPAMon at flownet.com
Sun Dec 28 09:22:49 CET 2008
In article <rNOSPAMon-79FA22.21571527122008 at news.gha.chartermi.net>,
Ron Garret <rNOSPAMon at flownet.com> wrote:
> I successfully installed MoinMoin as a CGI according to the instructions
> on the moinmo.in site. But when I tried to switch over to running it
> under wsgi it failed thusly:
> [Sat Dec 27 21:44:14 2008] [error] [client 188.8.131.52] Traceback (most
> recent call last):
> [Sat Dec 27 21:44:14 2008] [error] [client 184.108.40.206] File
> "/www/wikis/genesisgroup/moin.wsgi", line 49, in ?
> [Sat Dec 27 21:44:14 2008] [error] [client 220.127.116.11] from
> MoinMoin.server.server_wsgi import WsgiConfig, moinmoinApp
> [Sat Dec 27 21:44:14 2008] [error] [client 18.104.22.168] ImportError: No
> module named MoinMoin.server.server_wsgi
> The problem, I believe, is that I have both Python 2.4 and 2.5 installed
> (it's a Debian box) and MM is installed under 2.5 but WSGI is using 2.4.
> I tried to fix this by setting WSGIPythonHome but to no avail. I can't
> figure out what to set it to. The instructions say:
> "the WSGIPythonHome directive should be used to specify the exact
> location of the Python installation corresponding to the version of
> Python compiled against"
> I have two problems with this. First, I didn't compile mod_wsgi, I got
> it pre-built as a Debian module. Second, what does "the exact location
> of the Python installation" even mean? Python2.5 is spread out in at
> least three different places: /usr/local/bin, /usr/lib/python2.5, and
> /usr/local/lib/python2.5. I've tried setting WSGIPythonHome to all of
> those (and a few other things as well) and nothing worked.
> Also, "the version of Python compiled against" seems very odd. What
> does that mean? Surely I don't have to recompile mod_wsgi every time I
> change to a new version of Python?
> Help! Thanks!
So never mind, I figured it out. I did indeed have to recompile
mod_wsgi from source to get it to use Python 2.5. (That turned out to
be a major hassle. I had to do it twice. The first time through it
made Apache dump core. I still don't know why.)
Seems to be working now though.
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