FastCGi on IIS... The tale of Microsoft and my new Perl Module...

Andy Armstrong n at
Fri Oct 19 15:24:00 BST 2007

On 19 Oct 2007, at 15:17, Lyle - wrote:
> Andy Armstrong wrote:
>> Spawn a new process - but then you've lost the advantage of  
>> FastCGI and have basically reinvented a slower CGI. I don't think  
>> you can really hide the fact that the process is persistent -  
>> better to embrace it.
> Lol. I'm sure there is a way of cleaning out the globals without  
> the need to start a new process.


> Embracing it isn't an option as it needs to work with normal cgi  
> scripts that haven't been coded for a FastCGI environment.

Are you going to unload any loaded modules too? Good luck with that.

You didn't explain what is IIS specific about your module. Why  
wouldn't it work on Apache? Why is it necessary with IIS?

Andy Armstrong, Hexten

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