Small, Local Web/CGI Server Advice

Eugene Leitl ui22204 at mail.lrz-muenchen.de
Wed May 30 19:11:26 CEST 2001


On Wed, 30 May 2001, Michael Ströder wrote:

> IMHO it depends. AFAIK the web application has to behave well.
> Therefore it does not make sense to deploy Medusa if your
> application has to wait for long-lasting blocking I/O operations
> (like slow database connection with only synchronous API calls).

There is a way around the issue, according to Sam Rushing. See his
comments on the http://yahoogroups.com/group/medusa/messages/

> And AFAIK using traditional CGI-BIN programs also needs forking
> under Medusa. You're lost on Win98...

So don't use traditional cgi-bin programs under Medusa, use
Bobo instead (my private copy is at
http://www.lrz.de/~ui22204/medusatest.tgz )





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