Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#5303 closed (fixed)

PythonImport (for handling eggs) can't be placed inside VirtualHost or Location

Reported by: anonymous Owned by: Jacob
Component: Documentation Version: master
Severity: Keywords: mod_python, PythonImport, egg
Cc: Triage Stage: Ready for checkin
Has patch: yes Needs documentation: no
Needs tests: no Patch needs improvement: no
Easy pickings: UI/UX:


Placing PythonImport inside of <Location> (as it is recommended in the Install mod_python documentation of Django) leads to an error when apache loads it's conf-file. Placing it inside <VirtualHost> doesn't work either.

PythonImport is a server config directive (compare

Quote from

server config
This means that the directive may be used in the server configuration files (e.g., httpd.conf), but not within any <VirtualHost> or <Directory> containers. It is not allowed in .htaccess files at all.

All the best for now - and thanks for developing Django!


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modpython.diff (694 bytes) - added by Simon G. <dev@…> 9 years ago.

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Changed 9 years ago by Simon G. <dev@…>

Attachment: modpython.diff added

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by Simon G. <dev@…>

Has patch: set
Keywords: mod_python added; miod_python Installation removed
Needs documentation: unset
Needs tests: unset
Patch needs improvement: unset
Triage Stage: UnreviewedReady for checkin

Well spotted, thank you.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Adrian Holovaty

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

(In [6034]) Fixed #5303 -- Fixed incorrect statement about PythonPath directive in docs/modpython.txt

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