executing a background script from embedded perl

Igor Sysoev is at rambler-co.ru
Thu Sep 11 19:47:24 MSD 2008

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 08:27:55AM -0700, mike wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 2:52 AM, Igor Sysoev <is at rambler-co.ru> wrote:
> >> does that mean i can run perl-based .cgi and .pl scripts directly from
> >> nginx? i didn't think this was supported?
> >
> > This is possible, but not recommended.
> Yes, the more I looked at that it looked like I was wrong. It's for
> embedded perl, not really for sending requests to CGI scripts.
> Right now I'm having to proxy to apache on the same machine
> (localhost:81) (I was using thttpd but it kept crashing and I needed a
> little bit more functionality) - it's sad I have to include something
> else in the mix, I just wish we could get everything switched to
> something that can be proxied to more natively - fastcgi (php) or
> mongrels or something. supporting these older CGI packages is
> annoying!

Have you tried mini_httpd http://acme.com/software/mini_httpd/ ?
Or you need more functionality ?

Igor Sysoev

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