[Grok-dev] Re: feedback of mod_wsgi and repoze.grok

Vincent Fretin vincent.fretin at gmail.com
Tue Jul 29 08:32:56 EDT 2008

On Tue, Jul 29, 2008 at 2:22 PM, Graham Dumpleton
<Graham.Dumpleton at gmail.com> wrote:>
> It is best not to specify 'processes=1' to WSGIDaemonProcess if you
> only want one process, let mod_wsgi fallback to its default of
> creating one process if 'processes' is not defined.
> The difference is significant, because if you use the 'processes'
> option, whether or not it is set to '1', it will be regarded as being
> multiprocess in WSGI world. That is, wsgi.multiprocess is True. If you
> don't specify 'processes' and let default of one process apply
> wsgi.multiprocess will be False.
> This all matters as stuff like interactive debuggers such as
> EvalException from Paste will not work when WSGI says it is
> multiprocess.
> For more details see:
>  http://code.google.com/p/modwsgi/wiki/DebuggingTechniques
>  http://code.google.com/p/modwsgi/wiki/ProcessesAndThreading
Thanks for the explanation. I didn't read these pages yet. I'll read
them for sure, it's on my TODO list now.

I think I should update
with my experiences, do a fusion of the two tutorials if it's ok with
Carlos de la Guardia, the main author of this documentation.
Martijn Faassen will give me write access on the documentaion shortly.
Vincent Fretin

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