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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: [mod_fcgid] Windows and TCP/IP
Date Wed, 31 Mar 2010 14:49:46 GMT
On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 7:05 AM, William A. Rowe Jr.
<> wrote:
> On 3/31/2010 5:41 AM, Jeff Trawick wrote:
>> On Wed, Mar 31, 2010 at 6:26 AM, Darren Garvey <> wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I've been trying out the latest mod_fcgid and having some good results; good
>>> to see it back in apache-proper.
>> FWLIW, it never was in "apache-proper" until now.  (ISTR seeing some
>> discussion of mod_fastcgi in the project, but that was before my time
>> here.)
>>> I can't remember now if mod_fcgid used to support external FastCGI daemons
>>> or not, but mod_fastcgi did (via. FastCgiExternalServer IIRC).
>> No; mod_fcgid only supports FastCGI app processes which it has spawned.
>>> Does anyone know if there is any other way to communicate with mod_fcgid on
>>> Windows besides anonymous pipes?
>> There is not.
>>> I'm trying to communicate using IO Completion Ports and async I/O (in C++
>>> code) and getting stuck trying to figure out if it's possible. Reading
>>> through the source for libfcgi isn't giving me a huge amount of hope...
>>> Unfortunately I'm a bit stuck even knowing what questions I need to ask
>>> Google on this.
>> No help here on that :(
> Isn't httpd 2.3 alpha mod_proxy_scgi ment to do this?

mod_proxy_fcgi at least ;)  (I meant to add that earlier)

mod_proxy_* is httpd's way to route/loadbalance/manage connections to
externally managed servers of various types

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