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From Olaf van der Spek <olafvds...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [mod_fcgid] Feedback / Suggestions
Date Tue, 24 Nov 2009 15:58:56 GMT
On Tue, Nov 24, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Jeff Trawick <trawick@gmail.com> wrote:
>> What was the reason to import mod_fcgi again? Wasn't the ETA of
>> mod_proxy_fcgi too high?
>
> mod_fcgid was imported because it was
>
> * widely used
> * not actively maintained
> * httpd developers were willing to adopt it
>
> I felt that it was a nice addition particularly because it had a
> different approach to this important problem space compared with
> mod_proxy_fcgi.

What advantages does fcgid have over proxy_fcgi (except being ready)?

>>
>>> In the interim, is mod_fastcgi really that bad?
>>
>> I assume mod_fcgi wasn't developed without proper reason.
>
> So do I.  (FWIW, I've put a lot of time into mod_fcgid and expect to
> continue doing so in the future.)
>
> The situation at hand seems to be
>
> * mod_proxy_fcgi promises to meet those requirements but falls short at present
> * mod_fcgid doesn't even try
> * mod_fastcgi implements at least some of those requirements and is mature

mod_fcgid isn't in 2.2, right?
So what's the plan for 2.4? Have both of them? Or is mod_proxy_fcgi
expected to be not ready for 2.4?

Olaf

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