DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2003-09
Re: new sysinstall
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Matthew Dillon wrote:
> Tcl/Tk should probably be discarded. We can't use the X interfacing
> because, well, it requires X and we are dedicated to a web environment
> now, and Tcl duplicates enough of PHP4's functionality that if we are
> going to select any language as the backend to the PHP4 pages I would
> rather it be an OO language.
I'll through out one other possibility to consider. Use tcl (not tk)
together with tclhttpd. This is a web server written entirely in tcl.
It is small, modular, easy to extend, and is plenty fast enough for the
purpose discussed. It is commonly used for embedding a webserver such
as this. If anyone is interested, they should check Brent Welch's book
for more information on tclhttpd.
And I believe the entire tcl installation, together with tclhttpd is
smaller than Apache.
That would kill two birds with one stone.