[Catalyst] fcgid

Matt S Trout dbix-class at trout.me.uk
Sat Sep 27 16:42:32 BST 2008

On Sun, Sep 14, 2008 at 03:00:48PM +0300, Octavian Rasnita wrote:
> Hi,
> I understand that comparing it with mod_perl, fast CGI has the advantage of 
> allowing us to restart the applications without restarting the server.
> But I have also understood that fcgid don't allow using the app as an 
> external server.
> If this is true, than which is the advantage of fcgid?

fcgid is designed for shared hosting. it's basically useless for dedicated

> I ask this, because it seems that it works better than fastcgi, it is 
> maintained and prefered, but I can't see why.

mod_fastcgi is maintained, just minimally and quietly, and it works

For dedicated setups it's the only option; I dunno who you think prefers
fcgid but I'm certainly not one of them.

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