[Xapian-discuss] Workaround for mod_python not working

Robert Kaye rob at eorbit.net
Wed Jun 4 21:24:09 BST 2008

On Jun 4, 2008, at 12:53 AM, Juan Gargiulo wrote:

> Hi,
> I am experiencing the problem described in ticket 185 (
> http://trac.xapian.org/ticket/185), and the suggested workaround is  
> not
> working for me.
> I am running Apache 2.0.x, Python 2.5, mod_python 3.3.1, xapian-core  
> 1.0.6,
> xapian-bindings 1.0.6. Everything under Mac OS 10.5 64 bits.

I'm running my search server using apache2/fastcgi -- this moves the  
search instances into a separate process and avoids all of these  
problems quite nicely.

Our apache config is here:


Our "main" for the server is here:


Switching from mod-python to fastcgi took me less than 2 hours time  
and has been working great for us.


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