[Mongrel] service::start problem on win32

Luis Lavena luislavena at gmail.com
Wed Mar 28 11:50:32 EDT 2007

On 3/28/07, Jake Dempsey <angelo0000 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Posted this on rubyforge, thought I would put it here at as well.
> I just started playing around with mongrel. I am currently using apache +
> fastcgi. I am running a windows box and I followed the directions at
> http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/docs/win32.html. I am able to
> install the service fine and also start the service from the windows service
> control panel. However, when I try to start the service with the command:
> mongrel_rails service::start -N myapp, I get an error
> ERROR RUNNING 'service::start': Plugin /service::start does not exist in
> categor
> y /commands
> Has this functionality been removed from mongrel_service?

Yes, as commented before [1], it has no true advantage over using "net
start" or "net stop"

[1] http://rubyforge.org/pipermail/mongrel-users/2007-February/002962.html

Luis Lavena
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