changeset 1753:957168662198

Clarify need for 'prefix' for FastCGI
author Adam Chlipala <>
date Sun, 06 May 2012 15:34:10 -0400
parents 675ce534e3ec
children a1380fc15cb5
files doc/manual.tex
diffstat 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-) [+]
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--- a/doc/manual.tex	Sun May 06 15:27:30 2012 -0400
+++ b/doc/manual.tex	Sun May 06 15:34:10 2012 -0400
@@ -265,7 +265,7 @@
 \item \texttt{-prefix PREFIX}: Equivalent to the \texttt{prefix} directive from \texttt{.urp} files
-\item \texttt{-protocol [http|cgi|fastcgi]}: Set the protocol that the generated application speaks.
+\item \texttt{-protocol [http|cgi|fastcgi|static]}: Set the protocol that the generated application speaks.
   \item \texttt{http}: This is the default.  It is for building standalone web servers that can be accessed by web browsers directly.
@@ -299,6 +299,8 @@
     The idle timeout is only important for applications that use message-passing.  Client connections may go long periods without receiving messages, and Apache tries to be helpful and garbage collect them in such cases.  To prevent that behavior, we specify how long a connection must be idle to be collected.
+    Also see the discussion of the \cd{prefix} directive for CGI above; similar configuration is likely to be necessary for FastCGI.  An Ur/Web application won't generally run correctly if it doesn't have a unique URI prefix assigned to it and configured with \cd{prefix}.
     Here is some lighttpd configuration for the same application.
 fastcgi.server = (