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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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Download version 3.0.4 (stable)
released on 28 November 2003

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ApacheJanet Casey6 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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Developer VCS Repository Webview
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Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use 2.0 is not yet supported)
Required to use Python 1.5.2
Required to use 2.0 or 2.1; Apache 1.3 (1.3.20 or higher recommended
Required to use 1.6

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 September 2009.


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