[Mongrel] [WARNING] don't use ruby-sendfile

Sunder talk2sunder at gmail.com
Thu Aug 3 12:08:15 EDT 2006


Okay. So send file is bad and has been removed. Correct me if Iam wrong ,
but if you have apache installed and proxying through it, you dont really
need sendfile . is that assumption correct?

Sunder

On 8/3/06, Coda Hale <coda.hale at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On 8/3/06, Zed Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
> > > You may want to nudge Coda to update his post [1] - I'd never heard of
> > > sendfile until I read that, and it's often referred to in the
> > > community.
> > >
> > > [1]
> http://blog.codahale.com/2006/06/19/time-for-a-grown-up-server-rails-mongrel-apache-capistrano-and-you/
> >
> > Thanks, contacted him.  That seems to be the source.
>
> Nudged!
>
> Sorry for the problems--I figured it was a decent CYA maneuver if my
> proxying config let stuff through (which it did, at first), but I
> haven't experienced any problems with it. Either way, my post has been
> updated with the current recommendation to stay the hell away from
> sendfile.
>
> Thanks for the heads-up, Zed.
>
> --
> Coda Hale
> http://blog.codahale.com
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