[Mongrel] no log/mongrel.log file on win32, looking for suggestions...

Zed A. Shaw zedshaw at zedshaw.com
Tue Dec 26 23:00:01 EST 2006


On Tue, 26 Dec 2006 22:38:45 -0300
"Luis Lavena" <luislavena at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello Mongrels around the world!

Insult! :-)

<snip>
> A. Should mongrel on windows redirect the output (log information)
> from console to a log file, only if -d daemonize was specified (in a
> similar way like *nix platforms).

I don't think this is good since -d means daemonize.  If people run it from the command line with -d and it just shows no output then they'll get confused.

> or

> B. Or redirect always and suppress all the console information (STDOUT
> and STDERR).

Is it possible that the service can just redirect STDERR and STDOUT to the log file?  That'd fall more in line with how daemonize works on Unix.
 
> Please, mongrel users on windows affected by this provide feedback.


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