[Mongrel] mongrel_service fails to get "service.exe" from ppid?

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Mon Apr 2 18:56:00 EDT 2007

On 4/2/07, Berger, Daniel <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
> [...]
> > Also, I dropped win32-service support on previous releases
> > for a native, compiled implementation that don't hook or
> > crash the RubyVM used by Mongrel. Which worked better, until
> > users start jumping to x64 platforms ;-)
> Hm, I really need to revisit win32-service. The whole VC 6 vs VC 8 issue
> has proven to be annoying.

I have started using Windows SDK Update for Vista [1] which sport VC8
sp1, Platform SDK headers + MSDN help, using just 500MB of HDD. This
is the same compiler used by Visual Studio, and most important is

I'm trying to get everything setup and drop VC6 for good sake, even if
I have to recompile every extension available.

Maybe we could talk about this off the list if you're interested?

[1] http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=ff6467e6-5bba-4bf5-b562-9199be864d29&displaylang=en

Luis Lavena
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