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Old 09-11-2008, 06:25 AM   #1
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Setting up PHP in CGI in RHEL4


hi, guys

How can I setup in cgi not in module my php using apache?
which is the most safe cgi or module.

Thank you.
 
Old 09-11-2008, 10:59 AM   #2
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You're question isn't very clear. You want to use PHP and CGI or one or the other? Exactly what is it that you want to do?
 
Old 09-11-2008, 10:29 PM   #3
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I think I understand the question ...

Most CGI-support languages (Perl, Python, Ruby and so-on) offer two ways to integrate themselves with Apache.
  1. One way is that "they don't." Apache simply starts an instance of the language to handle the request, each time a request comes in.
  2. The other way is with an Apache "module," which in-effect incorporates the interpreter into the Apache environment. (In effect, Apache invokes the language-interpreter as a subroutine...)
Which is "safer?" "Better?" There is no blanket answer. But I will say that most of the sites I've worked on lately actually use the first scenario. Either Apache invokes a separate process to handle the request, or it passes the request to a separate external program. Kinda surprising but it actually works quite well.

You see, in actual practice the interpreter's memory-segments (and those of the many related-files) are probably going to be paged-in with the very first request and ... in any reasonably memory-equipped computer ... they're just going to stay there, just because they can. Creating and destroying process-table entries is fairly cheap to do when "what you want to execute" is already in-memory.
 
  


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