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From Jeff Trawick <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_fcgid: fcgid processes serving static content as well
Date Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:08:03 GMT
2010/10/28 Honza Lefty Škoda <>:
> Hi!
> I use mod_fcgid & suexec for safe execution of php scripts. I've
> recently tested the performance of fcgid
> and found out that when i request static page (.html or .css)
> fcgi process is spawned (if doesn't exist yet)


>                                                                      and the
> counter "Accesses" on server-status page increments as well.


> I'm not sure if this is a bug, result of my wrong settings, or
> desired behavior, but it imho leads to quite poor performance.
> I use mpm_worker, gentoo linux, mod_fcgid 2.3.5, apache 2.2.15.
> Pieces of configuration I found relevant:
> In file: /etc/apache2/modules.d/20_mod_fcgid.conf

> Options +ExecCGI
> AddHandler the-php .php
> Action the-php /mh-bin/php-wrapper.fcgi

something more is needed to run static files through php; the other
directives are irrelevant

(it is getting processed by php, right?  mod_fcgid can't handle static
file requests itself)

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