Mod python

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Embeds Python within an Apache server

Mod_python is an Apache module that embeds the Python language interpreter within the server. This lets Apache handlers be written in Python for faster and more powerful applications than plain CGI.


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Janet Casey

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6 August 2002

Leaders and contributors

Gregory Trubetskoy Maintainer
See the CREDITS file in the distribution or for a complete list Contributor

Resources and communication

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Software prerequisites

Required to usePython 1.5.2
Required to use2.0 or 2.1; Apache 1.3 (1.3.20 or higher recommended
Required to use1.6
Required to use2.0 is not yet supported)

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 13 February 2017.


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