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Fixed #3801 -- Added note about double-escaping Windows paths when co…



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@@ -54,6 +54,19 @@ on it, you'll need to tell mod_python::
PythonPath "['/path/to/project'] + sys.path"
+.. caution::
+ Is you are using Windows, remember that the path will contain backslashes.
+ This string is passed through Python's string parser twice, so you need to
+ escape each backslash **twice**::
+ PythonPath "['c:\\\\path\\\\to\\\\project'] + sys.path"
+ or use raw strings::
+ PythonPath "[r'c:\\path\\to\\project'] + sys.path"
You can also add directives such as ``PythonAutoReload Off`` for performance.
See the `mod_python documentation`_ for a full list of options.

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