[csw-maintainers] how to make mod_wsgi, mod_python dual ?

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Thu Sep 26 18:37:21 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/9/26 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
>>> In general, we can drop mod_python, it's a thing of the past.
>> Can you explain? Am I wrong that trac uses mod_python?
> Web apps can have bindings for more than 1 interface. But mod_python
> is obsolete for many years now. All python web apps support wsgi now.
> Trac does too: http://trac.edgewall.org/wiki/TracModWSGI

Thank you.

>>> As far as building, can we use alternatives, or create two
>>> incompatible packages?
>> You mean for mod_wsgi? What's your preference?
> Yes, we should build mod_wsgi and drop mod_python entirely. I'm
> thinking we could have 1 package for 2.6 mod_wsgi and 1 package for
> 2.7 mod_wsgi, the two packages incompatible with each other, since you
> can only load one at a time.
> Or use alternatives ‒ whichever options looks better to you.

I let the primacy to Dagobert, who's the maintainer, but I have the
feeling that he will ask me to do it. Am I wrong?

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