[Mongrel] why put .pid's in log instead of tmp?

Doug Smith doug.arogos at gmail.com
Mon May 7 14:39:35 EDT 2007

I have thought this as well -- but it's not just Mongrel that does
this.  Ferret's DRb server also puts the .pid file into the logs
directory.   I'd prefer a dedicated location myself.



On 5/7/07, Matt Zukowski <mzukowski at urbacon.net> wrote:
> Just out of curiosity, why does mongrel_rails by default put its .pid
> files in the log directory rather than in tmp or tmp/pids? Putting them
> in the log directory seems to me like a strange decision, since they're
> not logs -- they're temporary state files.
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