(fast)cgi and nginx - there has to be a better way

Aleksandar Lazic al-nginx at none.at
Fri Sep 26 10:25:04 MSD 2008

On Don 25.09.2008 10:07, Jonathan Vanasco wrote:


>> But yes, the user must adopt, in the most cases the application.
> Yes, but my issue isn't with saying "I need to write a FCGI app" -- I
> have an FCGI app.  I actually have a bunch of them... my admin time is
> 10x longer deploying them in an nginx environment right now than a
> lighttpd one.

Ok, thanks, I think I understand you now much better.

> I've been running nginx for 3 years now - having found it relatively
> 'early on' as an alternative to lighttpd leaking memory like a sieve.
> The most widely recommended php deployment is still the same --
> install lighttpd and use its spawn-fcgi process.  it's neat that the
> 'smart work' is already done, but given lighttpd's licensing - it
> would be a much easier admin if that script were just provided as part
> of nginx.

Have you give the php-fm a chance?

> I simply want the integration of running FCGI stuff to be easier
> within nginx -- and running FCGI apps on nginx to be as easy as
> running them under other servers.

Have you some suggestions how/what nginx should change that this is

Let's say easier ;-).

What do you wish for nginx to make your live easier, of course to
anybody of this list ;-)



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