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From Wade Evans <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache setup questions
Date Wed, 23 Nov 2011 20:39:29 GMT
If all you want to do is run PHP scripts to service AJAX requests, why not
load the php module, set the type handler, and move on to a more
interesting problem?


On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 12:22 PM, Tim Streater <> wrote:

> I'm looking at how apache is set up under OS X Lion and Snow Leopard. It
> seems to me in both cases that, for the default apache config, fast-cgi is
> disabled as the corresponding LoadModule is commented out. Is there a
> particular reason why this should be?
> I notice that under SL, the fast-cgi module is a good bit older than other
> modules, and under Lion, there isn't even one provided. Does this mean that
> it has been integrated into apache or might there be some other reason?
> I'd like to run an instance of apache that *only* needs to respond to AJAX
> requests from localhost (in fact, I'm already doing this). It won't be
> asked to serve html pages, it will only be running PHP scripts. Is this a
> situation where ideally apache would be doing fast-cgi? Are there any
> optimisations I can do with the apache config in this situation?
> --
> Cheers  --  Tim
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