[Mongrel] Mongrel Crashes in Production

Zed A. Shaw zedshaw at zedshaw.com
Fri May 23 13:12:25 EDT 2008


On Fri, 23 May 2008 13:03:58 -0400
"Evan Weaver" <evan at cloudbur.st> wrote:

> This line is for the reload signal that always says "Might not work
> well" at startup, right? Did it used to work well? If nobody really
> uses it might be better to remove it; otherwise, we should try to get
> it to work well (which can be hellish with Rails' dependency system).

It used to work OK, but it relies on the internal Rails reload
mechanism used for development mode.  It was intended to let you run
your rails app in production and then hit it to kick it over rather
than wait for a reload.

I'd say these days it's not needed and it risks running into changes in
how Rails operates.  Probably worth dropping.

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