Bug 452075 - mod_wsgi is built with python as a static library.
mod_wsgi is built with python as a static library.
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: mod_wsgi (Show other bugs)
el5
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Assigned To: Bryan Kearney
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-19 03:38 EDT by Ulrik Mikaelsson
Modified: 2013-01-10 04:20 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-19 04:59:22 EDT
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Description Ulrik Mikaelsson 2008-06-19 03:38:45 EDT
Description of problem:
Mod_wsgi in Fedora EPEL is built with static python. This has two problems.
A) Consumes extra memory
B) Is incompatible with other python-related modules in apache, such as mod_python.

How reproducible:
Always.

Steps to Reproduce:
Known issue, read the link
  
Additional info:
Known issue. Read about it at
http://code.google.com/p/modwsgi/wiki/InstallationIssues. Sections "Lack Of
Python Shared Library" and "Using ModPython and ModWsgi" are particularly
interesting.

I've tested the proposed solutions against mod_wsgi 2.0, and that seems to work.
Comment 1 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2008-06-19 04:59:22 EDT
This is fixed in 1.3-3.el5, currently in testing.

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