Run an http server on Apache without wsgi?

dieter dieter at
Sat Sep 6 07:54:08 CEST 2014

"Frank Millman" <frank at> writes:

> My AccInABox project runs an http server. Previously I used the 
> wsgiserver, but I have now switched to asyncio.
> I tried to use the wsgi interface, but I have a particular requirement and 
> found that wsgi got in the way, so I dropped it and now handle all requests 
> directly.
> Now the question arises, what if someone wants to run my program under 
> Apache or nginx?

There are various ways to interface Apache and Python: among
others "cgi", "fcgi", "wsgi". There also used to be "mod_python"
which allowed to run Python directly inside an Apache process - however,
this module is no longer supported.

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