Is mod_php walking on its road?

Steve Chu stvchu at
Wed Oct 24 06:14:19 MSD 2007

What about mod_perl?

On 10/23/07, Manlio Perillo <manlio_perillo at> wrote:
> Steve Chu ha scritto:
> > Sorry,all
> >     I made a mistake, nginx is using epoll, so blocked I/O will be a
> > big problem.
> Not a "really big" problem, since nginx can use multiple worker processes.
> Of course mod_wsgi *should* not be used in the "main" http server, but
> it should be used "standalone", as a replacement for a "builtin" server
> and behind another nginx proxy if possible.
> With Python this is very effective, since all Python http servers are
> written in pure Python and use a thread based model.
> With PHP the builtin server is written in C, and uses a prefork model
> (if I'm right) so I don't know is a nginx mod_php is worth the effort.
> Regards  Manlio Perillo

Steve Chu

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