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Re: Another Web-Design Anecdote

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  • Shlomi Fish
    ... It is something that has to do with WinNT or IIS or IIS handling of CGI scripts, or the integration of them. Maybe it is fixed in recent versions of the
    Message 1 of 3 , Feb 12, 2002
      On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:

      > On Tue, 12 Feb 2002, Shlomi Fish wrote:
      >
      > >
      > > I said that it would be quite easy to do in HTML, and eventually got a
      > > green light to continue with it. Now, I wanted to do it in Perl. However,
      > > our Sys Admin returned from a Microsoft course full of "ideals". He said,
      > > Perl CGI was slow, and would cause memory leaks.
      >
      > I understand that CGI is slow. But why would CGI have memory leaks?
      >
      > You run a separate processfor each request. Is the OS that buggy that it
      > has memory leaks, or is there anything I'm missing?
      >

      It is something that has to do with WinNT or IIS or IIS' handling of CGI
      scripts, or the integration of them. Maybe it is fixed in recent versions
      of the Windows/IIS combo. And it could also have been a rumour.

      Regards,

      Shlomi Fish

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