Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

#2958 closed enhancement (fixed)

Location vs Directory in apache configuration

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: jacob
Component: Documentation Version:
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Cc: Triage Stage: Unreviewed
Has patch: no Needs documentation: no
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This is a documentation enhancement.

I installed everything properly for Django but mod_python just wouldnt respond properly. It turned out that the directory I was running in was outside the DocumentRoot directory structure (as I'm running several different websites), which according to the apache2 documentation means you should use the "Location" directive instead of "Directory".

This is documented in the logical place but a mention somewhere in Django might help someone else from spending 2 days running down blind alley ways. If you are connected to the mod_python folks please pass it along. There were no clues there either.

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comment:1 Changed 7 years ago by adrian

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

(In [3939]) Fixed #2958 -- Pointed out in docs/modpython.txt that we use <Location> instead of <Directory>

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