[rt-users] FastCGI vs/or FastCGId? System memory "leak"?

Tomas Olaj tomas.olaj at usit.uio.no
Mon Feb 6 03:55:21 EST 2006

On the marvelous Wed, 1 Feb 2006, Justin Zygmont wrote kindly to me ...

>>> Jesse mentioned at the Amsterdam class that mod_FCGId is another 
>>> alternative (http://fastcgi.coremail.cn/) to mod_FastCGI, and I  will have 
>>> a closer look at this source. And, the source code looks  newer and 
>>> maintained. ;)
>> Hello,
>> did anybody use fcgid successfully to replace fascgi? I would love an 
>> rt-specific configuration sample.
>> Regards,
>>     Harald
> I tried it, and it seemed to work great, until a few users noticed a place 
> where they could not create a ticket.  When I switched it back to cgi, or 
> fastcgi, it worked again.  So much for using that...
> Meanwhile, I can the fastcgi processes slowly taking up more and more ram.

I really haven't got time to test FCGId. Do You say that this software 
is not recommendable? Could there be other alternatives than FastCGI? 
FastCGI works, but it consumes memory, and I worry because no one 
maintains the source code.

Tomas A. P. Olaj, email: tomas.olaj at usit.uio.no, web: folk.uio.no/tomaso
  University of Oslo / USIT (Center for Information Technology Services)
    System- and Application Management / Applications Management Group

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