FastCGI application to run cgi applications https://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/fcgi-cgi
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.TH fcgi-cgi 1 "May 7, 2010"
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.SH NAME
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fcgi-cgi \- a FastCGI application to run cgi applications
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.SH OPTIONS
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.B \-c <number>
Maximum number of connections (default 16)
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.B \-v
Shows version information and exits
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.SH DESCRIPTION
fcgi-cgi is a FastCGI application to run normal cgi applications. It doesn't
make CGI applications faster, but it allows you to run them on a different
host and with different user permissions (without the need for suexec).
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lighttpd2 won't have a mod_cgi, so you need this FastCGI wrapper to be
able to execute standard cgi applications like mailman and cgit.
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nginx recommends something similar, they implemented the wrapper in Perl:
http://wiki.nginx.org/NginxSimpleCGI
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For running you probably want spawn-fcgi (http://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/spawn-fcgi)
.SH EXAMPLE
Example usage:
spawn-fcgi -n -s /tmp/fastcgi-cgi.sock -u www-default -U www-data -- /usr/bin/fcgi-cgi
.SH AUTHOR
fcgi-cgi was written by Stefan Bühler.