[Mongrel] why put .pid's in log instead of tmp?
don at jibjab.net
Mon May 7 14:44:33 EDT 2007
i believe the answer is the decision was made pre-rails 1.2 which
added tmp/* to the rails directory tree. plus maybe other frameworks
dont have tmp/pids and log was a safe default.
On May 7, 2007, at 11:39 AM, Doug Smith wrote:
> 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
>> in the log directory seems to me like a strange decision, since
>> not logs -- they're temporary state files.
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