How does FastCGI work under the covers?

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Mon Jul 1 16:51:19 UTC 2013


On Mon, Jul 01, 2013 at 11:57:21AM -0400, kgk wrote:

> Hello Maxim,
> Thank you so much for answering my previous questions!  Now I have a few
> more:
> 1.  Will Nginx provide a FastCGI request only when it is 100% complete,
> i.e., the browser has provided every necessary byte?


> 2.  Will Nginx always accept 100% of a FastCGI response and hold it inside
> internal buffers (or on disk), and not wait for the client (= web browser)?

Depends on configuration, see

Maxim Dounin

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