Intent to retire: mod_python

Michael Scherer misc at
Mon Mar 26 16:02:20 UTC 2012

Le lundi 26 mars 2012 à 16:04 +0100, Joe Orton a écrit :
> mod_python upstream has been inactive for five years, since Graham 
> Dumpleton went to work on mod_wsgi.  IMO it is long past time to retire 
> mod_python in Fedora.  But the following packages still depend on it:
> Source      : glump-0.9.11-10.fc17.src.rpm
> Source      : koji-1.6.0-3.fc17.src.rpm
> Source      : viewvc-1.1.13-1.fc17.src.rpm

it support wsgi since a few versions ( using it in production ), but due
to various issues, consume lots of memory :/

> Source      : yawn-0-0.3.20120227svn561.fc18.src.rpm
> I haven't checked whether these are simply to convert over to WSGI or 
> not.  Does anybody want to maintain mod_python?  If not, I'm going to 
> retire it.
> Regards, Joe

Michael Scherer

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