Re: is fastcgi dead? say it ain't so

freeform (
Tue, 20 May 1997 09:53:16 -0700 (PDT)

Date: Tue, 20 May 1997 09:53:16 -0700 (PDT)
From: freeform <>
Subject: Re: is fastcgi dead? say it ain't so
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On Tue, 20 May 1997, Jonathan Roy wrote:

>   Ah, that's a bummer. We use FastCGI a lot and will continue to do so. If
> OpenMarket doesn't maintain the Apache/perl FastCGI stuff, maybe others
> will eventually take over. So far we've fixed the Solaris accept() problem
> and added ./configure style support to make the correct fcgi_config.h file,
> as well as fixed a missing unlink() problem in mod_fastcgi.c that could
> cause the fastcgi parent process to die. Both have been sent to the list
> (although I haven't seen the big fix appear from the list yet).
i'm on this list and did not see those patches.
i'm most interested in any developments with the apache/perl fastcgi stuff!
would you mind sending those on again?

>   I can only hope that whomever maintains FastCGI at OpenMarket these days
> will apply the patches, and release a new FCGI perl module (.29 or
> something), and a new mod_fastcgi.c so others who aren't on this list can
> benefit from the fixes.
right on!
lets get those fixes rolling.

>   Regardless of OM's support, we'll keep using FastCGI, and will end up
> fixing/improving things as needed if noone else does so first. ;)
this is great news.
glad to hear it.

{freeform -}