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From Sander Temme <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Why fastcgi is not popular in Apache?
Date Sat, 17 Jan 2009 23:58:42 GMT

On Jan 17, 2009, at 5:19 PM, howard chen wrote:

> Just wonder why not many people using fastcgi in Apache, rather,
> people tends to use mod_php, mod_perl, mod_python etc.

I think you might find some positive movement in this area recently.   
For instance, see

and other threads on the list in the weeks preceding.

> Seems fastcgi is more popular in Lighttpd, are there technical  
> reason behind?

As the other response points out, perhaps it has to do with the bigger  
ecosystem that allows you to run more language environments in-process  
without having to resort to other moving parts.


Sander Temme
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