[Mongrel] Working or mongrel

Kirk Haines wyhaines at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 12:48:03 EDT 2007


On 10/26/07, Advait Bellur <lists at ruby-forum.com> wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have started newly working on ruby on rails platform and making use of
> mongrel server.......I would like to know how does mongrel communicate
> with seagull database.

Mongrel provides the application container for your Rails application.
 It receives an HTTP request, parses it, and passes that parsed
request into the Mongrel handler that invokes Rails.  Your application
does whatever it does, and then Rails, via its Mongrel handler, passes
a response back to Mongrel.  Mongrel generates an HTTP response and
sends it back to the browser.

Mongrel doesn't do anything with databases.  That is the purview of
your application.  Check with an appropriate Rails forum to see if
anyone knows how to use Seagull with a Rails app.


Kirk Haines


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