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From dbadhani <dbadh...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: portability of mod_perl for other web servers/apps
Date Wed, 26 Aug 2009 19:39:10 GMT

Thanks Perrin. I will take a look at FastCGI. 

Its just that mod_perl provides all the http infrastructure so neatly, its
very tempting to consider emulating Apache and reuse mod_perl. But I see
your point. 

regards,
Deven



Perrin Harkins-3 wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Aug 25, 2009 at 3:00 PM, dbadhani<dbadhani@yahoo.com> wrote:
>> This may sound far fetched, but has anyone tried porting mod_perl for web
>> servers other than Apache.
> 
> No, and it wouldn't really work.  A generic approach to running
> persistent code already exists in the form of FastCGI.  The rest of
> mod_perl is a perl interface to the Apache API, which makes it
> unsuitable for other web servers.
> 
>> Basically, I am looking for integrating some of mod_perl functionality in
>> some high performance middleware, basically to provide a way to
>> customized,
>> "scriptable" request processing in the request processing engine.
> 
> You could look at FastCGI, or embedding perl directly.
> 
> - Perrin
> 
> 

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