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Catalyst, FastCGI and fork

by tobbo (Initiate)
on Feb 11, 2013 at 02:47 UTC ( #1018086=perlquestion: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??
tobbo has asked for the wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:

Hello,

I'm currently working on a Catalyst project using FastCGI. The problem is, I can't figure out how to fork correctly within the application. A simple fork call leaves me with fastcgi zombie processes.

I've read the FastCGI FAQ (http://www.fastcgi.com/docs/faq.html#Perlfork ) and it seems like thats what I need. But I can't find a way to get the FCGI::Request object.

Comment on Catalyst, FastCGI and fork
Re: Catalyst, FastCGI and fork
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 11, 2013 at 03:44 UTC
Re: Catalyst, FastCGI and fork
by Anonymous Monk on Feb 11, 2013 at 13:09 UTC
    Better yet hand the request (e.g. by another FastCGI-protocol link... why not?) to a true offline-service process. "POE" would do as a basis in a pinch. Let the online web-user monitor the progress of the batch job, and to retrieve the results when finished.

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