On 1/24/07, observatory / gmail.com <observatory / gmail.com> wrote:
> I know the environment variable PHP_FCGI_CHILDREN sets the maximum
> number of php fastcgi processes to be spawn when using Apache. Is there
> a similar environment variable for Ruby/Rails fastcgi applications? Or
> does this same variable also apply to Ruby?

Not builtin, but your FastCGI process manager (Apache, lighttpd,
nginx, etc) probably does the same for you.

PHP can manage its own FastCGI processes by forking up to
PHP_FCGI_CHILDREN listeners.

See http://dev.rubyonrails.org/ticket/1890 for an early effort.

jeremy