Promoting Python as web application development language
Gregory (Grisha) Trubetskoy
grisha at ispol.com
Fri Aug 30 22:31:30 CEST 2002
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002, Steve Holden wrote:
> "Paul Rubin" <phr-n2002b at NOSPAMnightsong.com> wrote in message
> > You can't really do a big site with CGI's. The forking overhead will
> > kill you. You need mod_python or FastCGI or some other scheme.
> CGI is certainly quite an overhead, although of course Apache 2 has bitten
> the bullet and moved to a thread -based arcitecture, which will ease
> problems somewhat.
It will not anything for CGI. CGI _has_ to be executed in a separate
process because the spec (hmm... ok, CGI has no spec, but there is a
draft) dictates a chdir() to the directory of the script which is not
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