Run an http server on Apache without wsgi?
frank at chagford.com
Fri Sep 5 09:26:43 CEST 2014
My AccInABox project runs an http server. Previously I used the cherry.py
wsgiserver, but I have now switched to asyncio.
I tried to use the wsgi interface, but I have a particular requirement and
found that wsgi got in the way, so I dropped it and now handle all requests
Now the question arises, what if someone wants to run my program under
Apache or nginx? I have had some feedback from a sysadmin, whose main
concern is how to deploy my program, which is something I have not given
serious thought to.
If the answer is that I really should be using wsgi, I will explain my
specific requirement in more detail, and see if anyone can suggest a
But at this stage, I would like to discuss whether it is possible to avoid
using wsgi. Should I be looking at FastCGI, or is that now considered
I would appreciate any pointers or links to get me started.
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