From django application to mod_wsgi wsgi application

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Feb 21, 2022, 2:18:56 PMFeb 21
Good morning to all,

I have a django application that calls my python3 wsgi application. I will show you the code that simulates the behaviour. The 's' variable is what the Django application is sending to the WSGI application.

s = b'--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="wkt"\\r\\n\\r\\nPOLYGON((662856.5265945033 5105763.789928524,665349.894261506 5105553.082801735,665174.3049891819 5104359.075749931,663594.0015382647 5104499.54716779,662856.5265945033 5105763.789928524))\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="id"\\r\\n\\r\\n94\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="proxy_csv"\\r\\n\\r\\n/it/admin/ws_trento/proxy/94/csv/\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="user"\\r\\n\\r\\nLuca Manganelli\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034--\\r\\n'

from urllib.parse import parse_qs

variable_list = parse_qs(s))

the output is:

{b'--123456789\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name': [b'"wkt"\\r\\n\\r\\nPOLYGON(())\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="id"\\r\\n\\r\\n94\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="proxy_csv"\\r\\n\\r\\n/test/94/csv/\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034\\r\\nContent-Disposition: form-data; name="user"\\r\\n\\r\\ntestuser\\r\\n--a14c2bff457276f4b7efca76188ae034--\\r\\n']}

I see multiple Content-Disposition here that parse_qs is not able to interpret and thus I do not have a dictionary object. Can you point me to a solution to this problem?

Graham Dumpleton

Feb 21, 2022, 2:30:47 PMFeb 21
For general questions which aren't specifically about mod_wsgi, you are better off asking on StackOverflow. Also, these sorts of issues are usually handled by a Python web framework, so if you aren't using one and are trying to do things using raw WSGI, I would suggest you use something like Flask instead. Otherwise you are going to have to drop down and use the cgi module ( to pull the requests apart yourself.


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