Production Web Deployment?

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin at
Sat Nov 13 14:25:04 EST 1999

Paul Everitt <paul at> writes:
> FastCGI gives us a three-year-old Apache module, plus commercial and
> supported versions for Netscape and IIS (and Apache).  Additionally,
> FastCGI has support for TCP sockets in addition to domain sockets, which
> helps deal with file permission errors when configuring it.

Indeed.  For this reason I'm not planning to go farther with mod_pcgi;
it works as a proof-of-concept, but the FastCGI approach lets me^H^H us
benefit from the work of others and not have do all the work.  

>The major reason we ditched FastCGI and came up with PCGI in the first
>place (lack of threading in the library meant a person could telnet into
>your application and lock the app) is no longer pertinent with the new
>Zope2 architecture.  This has us hoping to get FastCGI back in as a

So, does this mean that if I use the FCGIPublisher, I can have
multiple threads in Zope at the same time, without having to run
ZServer?  Good news, if so...

A.M. Kuchling
All the evils of publishing can be traced to one source -- copyright.
    -- Stefan Stykolt, quoted by Kildare Dobbs in _The Living Name_ (1964)

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