On Thursday 07 April 2005 15:53, Dale Dunlea wrote:
> The plan is to write a daemon program of some description that parses
> the file and maintains it, and then have a separate CGI script that
> interrogates this daemon for the specific data it needs when it needs it.
that sounds like a plan
> First of all, is this the way to do it, or is there a better method?
> Secondly, what's a good way to provide IPC on linux such that the CGI
> script and the daemon can play nice?
you could use DCOP - which is what KDE uses to communicate between processes.
I found the documentation on DCOP to be fairly simple to follow.
or - you could use MySQL as a go-between.
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