[Nitro] Telling WEBrick Nitro to kill itself
james_b at neurogami.com
Sun Sep 18 10:50:00 EDT 2005
George Moschovitis wrote:
> Hm this is not supported at the moment. Moreover, I am not sure how
> this could be implemented. Care to give some tips (or even better a
There needs to be way to talk to the WEBrick server variable to issue it
a shutdown command.
For example, in Mousehole, which is a WEBrick app, I added this to my copy:
server.mount_proc('/quit') do |req, resp| server.shutdown; exit; end
So I can now call
and mousehole goes away.
> PS: out of curiosity, where is this feature useful?
I sometimes run WEBrick Web apps on windows using rubyw.exe, which does
not then allow for ctrl-C. (Same behavior, I think, as following a
command call with the ampersand on unix). Simple Ruby services without
having to have an annoying cmd window sitting around all day.
So I typically add in a way to send a request to the application to shut
itself down. Usually some special URL that maps to code that calls
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