[Mongrel] Getting Started without Rails
eden at mojiti.com
Wed Mar 14 08:08:18 EDT 2007
You probably don't want to use 'mongrel_rails' if you don't want to use rails.
Instead, you should probably write some handlers and write a
configurator script that brings them all together. The docs on both
are located at http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/rdoc/index.html.
An example is included with mongrel:
On 3/14/07, Michel Vaillancourt <michel at wolfstar.ca> wrote:
> Hi, everyone. I am in the process of learning Ruby. I've concluded that there are couple of quirks with mod_ruby that are limiting me a fair bit, so I'm looking for an alternative. From what I've read, Mongrel is The Answer. However, this has left me with a few questions.
> I'm looking for some help getting a non-rails Mongrel started... I can't seem to find the docs I need in my web searching... specifically need something that explains what files Mongrel expects to see where for a non-rails app to work. Everything I have found is written on the premise of Mongrel with Rails (eg, http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/rdoc/index.html).
> ext2:/home/www/ruby/cosmogenesis# mongrel_rails start
> ** Starting Mongrel listening at 0.0.0.0:3000
> ** Starting Rails with development environment...
> /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in `gem_original_require': no such file to load -- /home/www/ruby/cosmogenesis/config/environment (LoadError)
> from /usr/local/lib/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in `require'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/lib/mongrel/rails.rb:155:in `rails'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/bin/mongrel_rails:112:in `cloaker_'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/lib/mongrel/configurator.rb:138:in `call'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/lib/mongrel/configurator.rb:138:in `listener'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/bin/mongrel_rails:98:in `cloaker_'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/lib/mongrel/configurator.rb:51:in `call'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/lib/mongrel/configurator.rb:51:in `initialize'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/bin/mongrel_rails:83:in `new'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/bin/mongrel_rails:83:in `run'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/lib/mongrel/command.rb:211:in `run'
> from /usr/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0.1/bin/mongrel_rails:243
> from /usr/bin/mongrel_rails:16:in `load'
> from /usr/bin/mongrel_rails:16
> ... its pretty obvious that Mongrel is expecting to find some key files with Important Stuff in them, but I can't seem to find info on where/what. Can someone point me at a how-to or docs that explain what files are needed with what contents?
> Thanks in advance for any and all help.
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