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From "Edward Diener" <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Bug in mod_python install
Date Sun, 25 Apr 2004 05:29:35 GMT
Edward Diener wrote:
> Mod_python's postinstall script assumes that the Apache key in the
> Windows registry is in HKLM. However if one installs Apache Web
> Server on Windows and chooses to install for the current user, the
> entry is under HKCU. Because of this an exception is thrown in the
> script when attempting to open HKLM/Apache Group/Apache and the
> postinstall script never finishes.
> An obvious workaround is to momentarily duplicate the Apache registry
> entries which are under HKCU to HKLM in order to allow mod_python to
> finish installing itself successfully.

I spoke to soon about the workaround. Even after the workaround is made, the
program is looking for a ServerRoot registry value. This also must be added
since the local user install does not add such an entry to the equivalent
HKCU registries keys for Apache Group/Apache.

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