Script to spawn php5-cgi to enable Nginx to serve PHP code/pages

Phillip B Oldham phill at
Thu Nov 6 12:42:46 MSK 2008

Volodymyr Kostyrko wrote:
> 2. Security can be added so only specified users can connect to this 
> socket. You can't do this to tcp port, so tcp can be locally 
> compromised   to get privileges of the user running php-cgi.
Didn't know about that, but that's very interesting.
> 3. TCP _is_ slower then unix sockets. And it _is_ buffered too.
I thought sockets were faster. There's also some good IBM articles on 
how to squeeze even more performance out of them, for instance to 
increase the buffer size.


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