running lighttpd with FastCGI

Sander Holthaus - Orange XL info at
Wed Aug 3 16:20:22 GMT 2005

David Banning wrote:
>> PHP has a meta-port for cgi: www/php4-cgi. Use that to start. There
>> are a few options you have to define, in the Makefile of lang/php4,
>> you will find: 
> Yes, I just found that reference on the lighttpd website. I
> actually did try it, but ran into access problems. I -did-
> achieve success by compiling the code available from the lighttpd
> website. 
> Just so I understand how to handle options when compiling in the
> ports; 
>> .if defined(WITH_REDIRECT)
>> CONFIGURE_ARGS+=--enable-force-cgi-redirect
>> .endif
> To enable this, in the correct port I would go;
> # make install WITH_DIRECT="yes"
> Is that the correct syntax for enabling options?

I'm not sure what the definitive way is, but I use the following (php5 with

>From what I understand, you do not need to set those to yes explicitely. 

Clean is not necessary, but it will save you some diskspace.

Kind Regards,
Sander Holthaus

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