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[1.0.X] Fixed #10714 - made mod_wsgi recommendation consistent across…

… deployment documentation, and removed duplicate modwsgi nav link. Backport of r10411 and r10413 from trunk.

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jacobian committed Apr 7, 2009
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  1. +4 −4 docs/howto/deployment/fastcgi.txt
  2. +0 −1 docs/howto/deployment/index.txt
  3. +3 −2 docs/howto/deployment/modpython.txt
@@ -7,10 +7,9 @@ How to use Django with FastCGI, SCGI, or AJP
.. highlight:: bash
Although the current preferred setup for running Django is :ref:`Apache with
-mod_python <howto-deployment-modpython>`, many people use shared hosting, on
+mod_wsgi <howto-deployment-modwsgi>`, many people use shared hosting, on
which protocols such as FastCGI, SCGI or AJP are the only viable options. In
-some setups, these protocols also allow better security -- and, possibly, better
-performance -- than mod_python_.
+some setups, these protocols may provide better performance than mod_wsgi_.
.. admonition:: Note
@@ -28,8 +27,9 @@ served with no startup time. Unlike mod_python_ (or `mod_perl`_), a FastCGI
process doesn't run inside the Web server process, but in a separate,
persistent process.
-.. _mod_python:
+.. _mod_wsgi:
.. _mod_perl:
+.. _mod_python:
.. admonition:: Why run code in a separate process?
@@ -13,7 +13,6 @@ ways to easily deploy Django:
- modwsgi
If you're new to deploying Django and/or Python, we'd recommend you try
@@ -6,8 +6,9 @@ How to use Django with Apache and mod_python
.. highlight:: apache
-Apache_ with `mod_python`_ currently is the preferred setup for using Django
-on a production server.
+The `mod_python`_ module for Apache_ can be used to deploy Django to a
+production server, although it has been mostly superseded by the simpler
+:ref:`mod_wsgi deployment option <howto-deployment-modwsgi>`.
mod_python is similar to (and inspired by) `mod_perl`_ : It embeds Python within
Apache and loads Python code into memory when the server starts. Code stays in

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