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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: mod_fcgid
Date Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:01:04 GMT
Ricardo Cantu wrote:
> Came across something else in testing mod_fcgid. mod_fastcgi would consider 
> every symbolic link to the same program as a unique program and would start it 
> up based on the program name and not the inode/device node. Since mod_fcgid 
> only was checking inode/device node, symbolic links were considered the same 
> as the real program. Does anybody think that is a needed behaviour? Why would 
> you rename the program name and still want to consider it the same program? 
> Either way I made a patch that can retain the old behaviour via a directive. 
> If it's decided that the old behaviour is unneeded I can take the directive 
> out and make it respect program name by default. I included the patch for 
> review and if every thing is cool I'll write the xml for the new directive.

Under unix, programs often change behavior based on argv[0], so the patch isn't
really valid if the program filename isn't the same :(

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