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Bug 452075 - mod_wsgi is built with python as a static library.
Summary: mod_wsgi is built with python as a static library.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora EPEL
Classification: Fedora
Component: mod_wsgi
Version: el5
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bryan Kearney
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-19 07:38 UTC by Ulrik Mikaelsson
Modified: 2013-01-10 09:20 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-06-19 08:59:22 UTC

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Description Ulrik Mikaelsson 2008-06-19 07:38:45 UTC
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:

Steps to Reproduce:
Known issue, read the link
Additional info:
Known issue. Read about it at Sections "Lack Of
Python Shared Library" and "Using ModPython and ModWsgi" are particularly

I've tested the proposed solutions against mod_wsgi 2.0, and that seems to work.

Comment 1 Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams 2008-06-19 08:59:22 UTC
This is fixed in 1.3-3.el5, currently in testing.

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