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From Olaf van der Spek <>
Subject Re: What do you want in HTTPD 2.4/3.0/X/GREEN?
Date Sun, 04 Dec 2005 10:29:49 GMT
On 12/4/05, Ian Holsman <> wrote:
> Garrett Rooney wrote:
> > On 12/3/05, Ian Holsman <> wrote:
> >
> >> I'd also like to brainstorm a better solution to running Rails/Django
> >> applications inside of the httpd process than the SCGI/FastCGI solution
> >> which most people use.
> >
> > Out of curiosity, what do you think is wrong with the current FastCGI
> > method of running them?
> >
> configuration.
> for example in order for me to get typo running on my blog, I need 4
> rewrite rules. (and when I tried to do something slightly different, it
> took me a good hour to configure it properly with all the rewrite magic)

Wouldn't it be better to fix/improve the configuration?
Why should/would an 'in-process' request processor be easier to
configure than an out-of-process one?
Not all things can run inside httpd and for PHP I think it'd also be
nice if it ran outside.

> also when applications 'experts' like scott (the creator of typo) have
> issues like
> i think it isn't easy enough to run.
> what I am after is something as simple as
> RailsApp /foo/ rails-controller.rb [cache] [ENV=production]
> which would just work as a in-process application...
> making it as simple as running a PHP application is the goal.
> I don't like the trend i see with rails & django people saying apache is
> hard to use and switching to other web servers.
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