unicorn/reexec/bundler/cap deploy issue

skaar skaar at waste.org
Sun Jan 3 12:08:02 EST 2010

> Hi skaar,
> Does having this in the Unicorn config file work for you?
>   stash_env = %w(PATH RUBYOPT).map { |x| [ x, ENV[x] ] }
>   before_exec do |_|
>     stash_env.each { |(k,v)| ENV[k] = v }
>   end
> It's more generic and less surprising for people that (may) want
> to change environment variables on upgrades:
yep, that does the job just fine - thanks.

> Early versions of Unicorn actually captured the entire ENV at startup
> and restored it before exec.  I felt it was too heavy-handed since I
> figured any process that changed its environment variables has good
> reason to do so, so I've been trying to leave as much alone as
> possible...

the approach of just stashing what you need from ENV as above is by far
a better approach than just forcing in the reexec code.

thanks again

skaar at waste.org
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