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Pancake is a fast, simple and lightweight HTTP-Server written in PHP with acceleration for PHP-powered websites.

System requirements:

Linux (should also run on other unixoid, POSIX-compliant operating systems with some work)
PHP 5.3.0 or newer compiled with --enable-pcntl --enable-sysvmsg --enable-sockets (PHP 5.4 recommended!)
PECL yaml 1.1.0 or newer
DeepTrace 1.4 or newer (DeepTrace is bundled with Pancake for x86, x86_64 and ARM (armv6l, armv7l) processors)

Installing Pancake:

1. cd /usr/local/
2. git clone git://
3. cd Pancake/sys
4. chmod +x
5. cd ext
6. chmod +x *

Running Pancake:


(as root, you may use sudo)

Compiling DeepTrace:

1. cd
2. git clone git://
3. cd DeepTrace
4. phpize
5. ./configure
6. make
7. cp modules/ /usr/local/Pancake/sys/ext/<arch>_<phpver>.so (for example for x86_64 and PHP 5.4)

Pancake is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 of which you may obtain a copy at
If you would like to make commercial use of Pancake, please contact me.
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