How to enable Nginx to serve PHP code/pages in Ubuntu
Edho P Arief
edho at myconan.net
Tue Nov 4 16:33:12 MSK 2008
On Tue, Nov 4, 2008 at 1:06 AM, Mark Alan <varia at e-healthexpert.org> wrote:
> Edho P Arief wrote:
>> many said "use php-fpm"
> I have also read many things about php-fpm but...
> - you need to check that there are php-fpm patches for the specific PHP
> version that you intend to use;
> - you need to hand recompile PHP to use it,
yes, unfortunately. Thankfully PHP isn't released every other day.
> - you need to hand customize the paths of the recompiled code
does it even matter? (--prefix ?)
> - you must comply with the awkward php-fpm license (non free/non OSI?)
AFAIK it's currently licensed under GPL
> And each time a new security/bug-fix release of PHP is out, you need to
> start it all over again.
> We still do prefer the Ubuntu "LESS IS MORE" way of doing things:
> sudo aptitude update
> sudo aptitude safe-upgrade
> ...and it is done!
> After a few days of tests in the sandbox servers and after checking that all
> is well, it is a simple matter of doing the same in the production servers.
I'm also waiting for the day it's merged with PHP core but currently
it's the one of the best way to spawn and manage php-fcgi processes,
the other (not as good as using php-fpm) is using spawn-fcgi provided
by lighttpd (explained here
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