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Re: mod_wsgi

On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 12:48:00PM -0600, BJ Dierkes wrote:
> On Mar 8, 2010, at 12:20 PM, Josh Kayse wrote:
> > I have recently acquired mod_wsgi commit permissions and am going
> > through some of the open bugs for it on bugzilla.  According to
> > [1], and from my testing, mod_wsgi and mod_python conflict
> > resulting in apache segfaulting.  The policy currently states that
> > no packages in EPEL may conflict with a package from Red Hat Base.
> > Technically, mod_wsgi and mod_python conflict with each other, but
> > mod_python is optional.
> > 
> > I don't think that mod_wsgi should be pulled from EPEL because it
> > is already built for RHEL5 and it is usable as long as mod_python
> > is disabled in apache.
> > 
> > [1] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=524120
> I agree, and think there might be room in the policy for edge cases
> like this.  I'd like to see something added to the policy that would
> cover this situation, being that mod_python is optional.

Maybe anything that can potentially conflict with an optional component
in the base operating environment can be installed, but should be
installed in such a way that it's not enabled by default.

Sysadmin would need to go do something manual to cause breakage on his
system.. (or disable / uninstall mod_python).


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