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From Edgar Frank <>
Subject Re: [mod_fcgid] Feedback / Suggestions
Date Wed, 25 Nov 2009 11:17:21 GMT
2009/11/26 Olaf van der Spek <>
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2009 at 11:37 AM, Edgar Frank <> wrote:
> > Maybe, in implementing this in mod_fcgid and making it configurable,
> > Apache can serve more intelligent backends better.
> Wouldn't it be better to have the backend tell the frontend that it
> supports this feature? Manual configuration should be avoided if
> possible.

Yes, you're right. In a FCGI_GET_VALUES request, the backend can send
arbitrary name-value-pairs. Unfortunately there is no standard way to tell the
frontend that this feature is supported. Maybe, making the name (and expected
value) of this name-value-pair configurable in mod_fcgid could be a reasonable


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