nginx php cgi interpreter

Richard Stanway r1ch+nginx at
Wed Apr 22 00:02:10 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 21, 2015 at 11:59 PM, Thiago Farina <tfransosi at> wrote:

> Hi all,
> I'm just trying to configure nginx to use use php, but it seemed too
> complicated.
> Why is it so complicated to tell nginx to use php-cgi interpreter [1]?
> When compared to mongoose it is just a matter of setting the
> cgi_interpreter variable [2] to the path of php-cgi?
That guide seems obsolete. Use the php5-fpm package,
looks like a more up to date guide (skip the mysql part if it isn't
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