[Mongrel] mongrel not daemonizing for me..

aaron smith beingthexemplarylists at gmail.com
Fri Jun 29 01:51:34 EDT 2007


On 6/29/07, Eden Li <eden at mojiti.com> wrote:
>
> On 6/29/07, aaron smith <beingthexemplarylists at gmail.com> wrote:
> > config.run.join is actually what keeps it running. if I do a "ps x |
> grep
> > mongrel" the process shows up.. but if I don't run config.run.join it
> > doesn't keep running..
>
> Yeah, I guess I misunderstood how Daemon.daemonize works, sorry about
> that.
>
> > The problem still is that mongrel seems to be daemonizing correctly but
> > the application doesn't perform as expected, (not doing remoting
> > correctly).. A request comes in and no response is ever returned..
> >
> > any ideas?
>
> I wrote a little test script that daemonizes DirHandler in the same
> way you're daemonizing RUBYAMF::MongrelServlet:
>
> #!/usr/bin/env ruby
> require 'rubygems'
> require 'mongrel'
> c = Mongrel::Configurator.new(:host => '127.0.0.1') do
>   listener(:port => 8000) do
>     uri("/", :handler => Mongrel::DirHandler.new('.'))
>   end
> end
> c.daemonize(:cwd => Dir.pwd, :log_file => 'log')
> c.run.join
>
> This daemonizes correctly, but the log file bloats quickly with messages
> like:
> !!!!!! UNHANDLED EXCEPTION! closed stream.  TELL ZED HE'S A MORON.
>
> Going back to the docs for daemonize, I read:
>
> "You must call this before frameworks that open files as otherwise the
> files will be closed by this function."
>
> So I put the daemonize line into the config block right before the
> listener block (removing the ref to c, of course), and everything
> works as expected.
>
> Maybe try daemonizing before you initialize your RUBYAMF handler?
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AHH. that's what it was. I even read that in the docs it just didn't click
in my head. Thanks much!!!!!!
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