[Mongrel] Passing environment to mongrel apps
ufuk at pilli.com
Tue Apr 24 07:30:11 EDT 2007
I needed the same thing, if you are on linux just use
export ENV_NAME=value; mongrel_rails start
Pete DeLaurentis wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I'm looking for a way to pass environment variables to my Rails app
> via Mongrel. I want to conditionally execute code in environment.rb
> based on these environment variables.
> 1. I have some special stuff I want to do when my Rails app first starts
> 2. So, stuff it in environment.rb in after_initialize, right?
> 3. Not this time. I have several other background processes that
> include environment.rb, but shouldn't run this code.
> Some other background:
> I'm using lighttpd, mongrel, and mongrel_cluster
> If there's not a way to do this, I can fallback on having all the
> background processes set an environment variable, but this doesn't
> seem as clean.
> Thanks for the help!
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