mod_python Unable to create file

Sean Allen sean at
Sun Mar 2 20:09:39 CET 2008

On Mar 2, 2008, at 3:24 AM, kaush wrote:

> On Mar 1, 11:24 pm, Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch <bj_... at> wrote:
>> On Sat, 01 Mar 2008 22:47:02 -0800, kaush wrote:
>>> I am using Apache and mod_python to service POST/GET requests on MAC
>>> OS. My script tries to create a file
>>> file = open(file_path, 'w')
>>> This fails with the following error
>>> Permission denied
>>> What is missing?
>> To state the ovious: the rights to create a file at `file_path`.   
>> Remember
>> that web servers usually have their own "user".
>> Ciao,
>>         Marc 'BlackJack' Rintsch
> Thanks Marc.
> In Apache what are the ways/directives to set the rights to a folder?

none. you set permissions via the operating system.

chmod would be the command from terminal you are looking for.

or you can do get info on the folder in question via the finder and  
set perms there.

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