FastCGI (website archive ) is a language-independent protocol based on CGI. It improves performance (at the cost of isolation) by not creating a new process for every request. It competes with SCGI, which is more popular in Tcl-land.
FastCGI for Tcl (C extension)
Fcgi.tcl (pure Tcl)
| What || Fcgi.tcl |
| Where || https://github.com/mpcjanssen/tcl-fcgi |
| Description || A fork of the pure Tcl implementation of FastCGI that used to be part of Tom Poindexter's project. |
| Requirements || Tcl 8.0 (the library itself), Tcl 8.5 (examples) |
| Updated || 2021-04 |
| Authors || Tom Poindexter; modifications by dbohdan |
tclfcgi (C extension)
tcl-xcgi (pure Tcl)
RLH 10-18-2006: I read a couple things that indicated there is going to be a push to refine and enhance FastCGI and include it with Apache. The idea is to get away from the mod_<language> and have FastCGI give everyone a robust even playing field. We shall see. Here is a link to the info: [L1 ]
ZLM 2008-12-28: Microsoft released FastCGI extensions for IIS 6 and 7. These can be downloaded from http://www.iis.net/ .