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From "Mikhail T." <mi+t...@aldan.algebra.com>
Subject What happens, when a CGI program is invoked?
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2012 03:57:51 GMT
Hello!

 From my (limited) investigation, it would appear, that in order to 
invoke a vanilla CGI script, httpd is created and goes through all of 
the modules' initialization and then, immediately, clean-up functions...

Is that right? Some of these callbacks are fairly heavy and, in most 
cases, the init/destroy cycle is useless... Both websh and mod_rivet, 
for example, seem to initialize a Tcl-interpreter first only destroy it 
afterwards -- completely pointless, when a CGI-script is invoked.

Perhaps, it is possible to somehow bypass entering all/most of the 
modules, when processing a CGI request? Thanks!

    -mi


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