[Mongrel] Mongrel(_rails) crashing with rails3

Jonathan Rochkind rochkind at jhu.edu
Thu Apr 29 12:00:22 EDT 2010


Awesome, good to know that you're working on mongrel!

If you're suggesting rack or rails server directly in Rails3... ah, but 
still with mongrel, just not wtih mongrel_rails? 

Curious what reasons you have to prefer mongrel to passenger? 

Jonathan

Luis Lavena wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Jonathan Rochkind <rochkind at jhu.edu> wrote:
>   
>> Luis Lavena wrote:
>>     
>>> I haven't played enough with Rails 3 to actually use mongrel with it,
>>> but due the changes in rails 3 bootstrap, I would rather use rack or
>>> rails server directly instead of mongrel_rails.
>>>
>>>       
>> Or passenger.   I get the feeling that most developers have abandoned
>> mongrel for passenger, and mongrel no longer has very many developers
>> working on improving/maintaining mongrel itself either.
>>
>>     
>
> Well, I might be biased on my response.
>
> I've been working on bring new changes to mongrel to ease the
> development of it and set the ground to bring better rack integration
> from Unicorn.
>
> You can see all these changes here:
>
> http://github.com/fauna/mongrel/commits
>
> So is not fair to say that is abandoned.
>
> While I use passenger in some server, I still use mongrel in more than
> 75% of all my production environments, even locally.
>
> I'm cleaning up JRuby support for a new 1.2.0 release and new ones will follow.
>
> What I have suggested about using "rails server" instead of
> mongrel_rails is because mongrel_rails needs to be compatible with
> previous version of Rails, and I'm not a 100% Rails user to explore
> that. See this ticket:
>
> http://github.com/fauna/mongrel/issues#issue/2
>
> That said, if anyone work on that would happily integrate it back.
>
> Thank you.
>   


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