[Nitro] [PATCH] Patch bundle, many psql and tc fixes

George Moschovitis george.moschovitis at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 02:08:27 EDT 2006

Hmm this is an option too. But I think plain gems can do the trick anyway.


On 10/5/06, Alex Pooley <alex at msgpad.com> wrote:
> > Btw, we must find a way to add non-essential/extra functionality to
> > nitro. Something similar to Rails plugins. I do not think it is the
> > right thing that we  include stuff like the navbar helper to the main
> > distribution. Anyone has any ideas how we can achive this?
> I've been meaning to checkout 'gemplugins' (an offshoot from Mongrel).
> More info:
> http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/docs/gem_plugin.html
> http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/gem_plugin_rdoc/
> The advantage of such a system (from what I understand so far) is in
> it's ease of distribution (based on gems) and it's auto-loading of
> dependencies, and of course the fact that it's already written.
> As an aside, I use gems to deploy my own code. I have four gems that I
> deploy and two of them contain executables that are installed via the
> gems system that execute the code. It's a very simple and effective way
> to work, so I'm for anything based on that.
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