[Mongrel] Mongrel as a Windows Service (not running Rails)

James Tucker jftucker at gmail.com
Fri Feb 20 07:46:45 EST 2009


> You have a few options for your situation:
>
> 1) check mongrel_service FreeBASIC code (which is the actual service)
> and implement your own variation.
> (willl take you some time)
>
> 2) look into options like svrany or firedaemon, which let you run
> console applications as services.

3) http://github.com/raggi/ruby_service_helper/, and I recommend you  
also use http://github.com/raggi/rubyw_helper/, these work with win32- 
service-0.6.1. If you're on a mingw build of ruby, you may need to gem  
install --platform=x86-mswin32-60 win32-service first, as gcc can't  
deal with SEH.

The above provides something that's relatively easy to prototype, but  
also still mostly debuggable:

http://pastie.textmate.org/private/rsnvpy5eogjhicawttjgra (untested)

HTH


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