[Biopython-dev] Call to change Biopython website to use fastcgi
jonathan.taylor at utoronto.ca
Sun Dec 19 22:35:42 EST 2004
We need someone with access to the server to
1 - install mod_fastcgi
2 - update the config file to execute fcgi scripts with mod_fastcgi
3 - change the scriptalias to point to the .fcgi instead
The actual code change is just app.publish_fcgi() instead of
Who has the access to do this?
On Sun, 2004-12-19 at 21:54, Iddo Friedberg wrote:
> Yes, please do! :)
> Iddo Friedberg, Ph.D.
> The Burnham Institute
> 10901 N. Torrey Pines Rd.
> La Jolla, CA 92037, USA
> Tel: +1 (858) 646 3100 x3516
> Fax: +1 (858) 646 3171
> On Sun, 19 Dec 2004, Jonathan Taylor wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I am glad to see the project getting back on its feet. I think that
> > making this a members only list is an incredible step in that
> > direction. As long as we are doing baby steps here, I think we should
> > change the quixote (the framework the biopython website is using)
> > driving script to use fastcgi instead of cgi.
> > I just finished another project that uses quixote. Moving from cgi to
> > fastcgi results in an INCREDIBLE increase in responsiveness. I think
> > the current page is a little slow especially when you are browsing
> > documentation.
> > I am willing to give any help necessary to get this done. It should,
> > however, be as easy as installing mod_fastcgi, setting the apache conf
> > to use it on .fcgi files, renaming biopython-website/cgi/biopython.cgi
> > to biopython-website/cgi/biopython.fcgi and changing its last line
> > from
> > app.publish_cgi()
> > to
> > app.publish_fcgi()
> > Cheers.
> > Jon.
> > P.S. Could people in favour (or not) please "vote" on this?
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