[Mongrel] Best Distro for Mongrel
luislavena at gmail.com
Tue Nov 7 21:29:01 EST 2006
On 11/7/06, Zed A. Shaw <zedshaw at zedshaw.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Nov 2006 06:30:22 -0800 (PST)
> Will Gant <williamwgant at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > Hello all,
> > I've gone through a lot of extra effort trying to get Mongrel to place nice with Ubuntu. Since I'm at my wit's end trying to get it to work on this distro, I was wondering if anyone could suggest a distribution that makes it easy to set up. Any thoughts?
> I do my development on ArchLinux, and was doing original development on Ubuntu. Others use:
> * Solaris (with mkrf patch)
> * CentOS
> * FreeBSD
> * NetBSD
> * Win32
On Win32 I can comment:
I create my own "small ruby distro for deployment" on Win32. It
downloads ruby mswin32 binaries, apply patches (cgi.rb for now).
Download zlib dll and ruby-zlib. OpenSSL, readline and Iconv.
Then I package rubygems, patch the scripts and package it as 7zip archive.
I plan to extend this with ruby source recompile, when I reinstall VC6
and my fresh license Intel Compiler license, aiming to boost a bit of
performance on win32 side.
For deployment I use a custom InnoSetup routines (like Windows
Installer) so can't comment on Apache deployment, most of my
installations are intranet-ones.
> There are also Debian specific instructions on the site that should apply to Ubuntu:
> Zed A. Shaw, MUDCRAP-CE Master Black Belt Sifu
> http://www.awprofessional.com/title/0321483502 -- The Mongrel Book
> http://www.lingr.com/room/3yXhqKbfPy8 -- Come get help.
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