FastCGI multiplexing?

Manlio Perillo manlio_perillo at
Mon Jan 14 20:23:03 MSK 2008

Manlio Perillo ha scritto:
> Igor Clark ha scritto:
> [...]
>> Thanks Manlio, that's very interesting. Lack of flow control in the 
>> protocol is obviously an issue for multiplexing; now that it's been 
>> pointed out, it seems bizarre that it should have been missed out. One 
>> wonders if the intention was for the application to send an HTTP 503 
>> over the FCGI connection in the event of overloading? 
> Maybe they just though that overflow is not possible, who knows.
> TCP, as an example, has some form of flow control (but usually FastCGI 
> uses an UDP connection)

Ops, for some reason I have written (and talked about) UDP instead of 
Unix Domain Socket TCP connections...

Manlio Perillo

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