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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Apache httpd 2.2.10 test tarballs available...
Date Thu, 09 Oct 2008 13:44:46 GMT

On Oct 8, 2008, at 4:44 PM, Paul Querna wrote:

> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Oden Eriksson wrote:
>>> Den Wednesday 08 October 2008 19:50:06 skrev William A. Rowe, Jr.:
>>>> Akins, Brian wrote:
>>>>> On 10/7/08 8:49 PM, "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>> Sure sounds like this is a re-initialization of mysql, with apr 

>>>>>> and php
>>>>>> fighting for the honors.
>>>>> I thought the "official" support of php was fastcgi only in  
>>>>> httpd 2.2
>>>>> ????
>>>> Given the headaches he is encountering, I'd think that php- 
>>>> fastcgi would be
>>>> the ideal solution.
>>> vhosting does not work very well with apache, without band-aids  
>>> like fastcgi etc. that's a shame.
>> If you mean mass vhosting of untrusted content, and are still  
>> letting authors
>> write perl and php without knowing where to hunt them down when  
>> their scripts
>> or they personally mess around in their in-process, non-sandbox  
>> environment,
>> you are being foolish.
>> In-process modperl/modphp is for hosting trusted content.  You'll  
>> have to give
>> them a very restricted language, such as sed or awk, if you want to  
>> keep their
>> fingers away from the dangerous buttons.  Or host them under  
>> [fast]cgi which
>> is what that environment is created for.
> I agree completely.  Maybe we should finish our mod_proxy_fcgi  
> module or try to import mod_fcgid :-)
> But, I don't have time to work on mod_proxy_fcgi.

Hmmmm.... I'll take that on... Not that I have a lot of
time, but I'd also like to see it become viable.

> So.... Can we ask the mod_fcgid project if we could import it?

If they are willing to change the license :)

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