[Catalyst] Newbie questions regarding nginx/fastcgi configuration

Kieren Diment diment at gmail.com
Sun Dec 16 22:21:32 GMT 2012

On 17/12/2012, at 9:09 AM, Victor Cassen wrote:

> Hi,
> I am trying to deploy my first Catalyst application using nginx, and I am
> confused by various sources of documentation as to whether or not I'm
> required to run a separate fastcgi wrapper, or whether script/
> myapp_fastcgi.pl *is* my wrapper.  If I do need a separate wrapper, is
> there one that is preferred?

The *fastcgi.pl is your wrapper.

The source of your confusion is that you probably want a way to stop and start it cleanly.  I've heard people like daemontools for that, although the wrong and filthy way to do it is to run the fastcgi script in a screen session.

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