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I have a dual boot ubuntu 12.04/win7 machine. I am trying to compile the latest m0d_wsgi file using http://grok.zope.org/documentation/tutorial/installing-and-setting-up-grok-under-mod-wsgi/installing-and-configuring-mod-wsgi.

I was trying:

./configure mod_wsgi.c --with-python=f:/python/python.exe

but getting:

bash: ./configure: Permission denied

I was advised to perform a chmod 777 operation,for example:

sudo chmod 777 mod_wsgi.c

but I notice that the permissions do not change regardless of wether I use sudo or not.

Is this related to different filesystems ( windows vs linux ) ?

If so how can I change the permissions.

Thank you,

PS: I have tried:

./configure --with-python=/usr/bin/python

The result is still:

bash: ./configure: Permission denied

also:

sudo chmod 777 ./configure

does not change the privileges

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sudo chmod 777 ./configure –  farmer1992 Jan 27 '13 at 13:48
    
sorry but why are you using the path to python.exe of windows environment instead of your ubuntu python executable? install python on ubuntu and execute the ./configure from ubuntu giving it the python path of the ubuntu filesystem as reported in your link. If you understand that i didn't understood, try to better explain. –  Gaucho Jan 27 '13 at 13:53
    
please see addendum –  user61629 Jan 27 '13 at 18:08
    
Why are you trying to compile mod_wsgi yourself? Ubuntu has a package for mod_wsgi, called libapache2-mod-wsgi. –  duskwuff Jan 27 '13 at 18:23
    
I am trying to set up a self contained usb stick ( which I already use to do my php work and which has xaamp portable on it ) to experiment with django. I generally work on windows boxes. since I was stuck on the windows side , I figured I would try to use linux to create the mod_wsgi I need. Thanks, Bill –  user61629 Jan 27 '13 at 19:00

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