From: Eric Wong <normalperson-rMlxZR9MS24@public.gmane.org>
Subject: Re: [ANN] Unicorn: UNIX+localhost/LAN-only Mongrel fork
Date: Mon, 23 Feb 2009 19:12:23 -0800 [thread overview]
Message-ID: <20090224031223.GH26706@dcvr.yhbt.net> (raw)
Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> wrote:
> On Feb 23, 2009, at 5:03 PM, Eric Wong wrote:
>> Eric Wong <normalperson-rMlxZR9MS24@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>> Eric Wong <normalperson-rMlxZR9MS24@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>>> Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> wrote:
>>>>> Seems to work as advertised so far, cool stuff ;) One
>>>>> suggestion, folks
>>>>> are pretty standardized on rack and config.ru files these days.
>>>>> I'd much
>>>>> rather see unicorn look for a APP_ROOT/config.ru to load as its
>>>>> file rather then the eval that returns a hash style it uses now.
>>>> Ezra, thanks for testing and feedback. Good point about config.ru,
>>>> I'll try to make that change hopefully today to make it easier to
>>>> migrate from existing Rack apps.
>>> I just pushed out the following changes.
>>> * revamp configuration with Configurator DSL
>>> * Replace unicorn binary with something rackup-like
>>> * GNUMakefile: revamp for parallel 1.8/1.9 runs
>>> * test_exec: fix for temporary files not being cleaned
>>> * Fix+test reexec error handling on bad inputs
>>> Basically the latest push includes config.ru compatibility and new
>>> cases in test/exec/test_exec.rb for binary reexecution, listener
>>> inheritance, and reloading config files (even bad ones).
>>> This new config stuff is completely untested for any real apps and
>>> need to update the examples soonish. But the new test cases pass in
>>> both 1.9.1 and 1.8.7, which is a good sign.
>> I'm basically a very confused person and I'm having trouble deciding
>> how/if config.ru should deal with the config file for Unicorn-specific
>> settings. Or if the Unicorn-specific config file should be allowed to
>> specify/override config.ru...
>> Any ideas would be greatly appreciated, thanks!
> I'd say just make a small dsl or just configuration object for unicorn
> options and let people use the dsl/object in their config.ru files.
> Since config.ru is just ruby you can put any ruby code in there. Have
> folks put their unicron config code right at the top of config.ru. Will
> that work?
The new Unicorn::Configurator object is pretty much that DSL.
The main issue of handling config reloading (which should be "lighter"
than reexecuting the binary). Should/could that re-eval() the
Rack::Builder bits? How would I avoid that re-eval (without
dirtying the config up).
Or should I handle reexecution as the only way to make config changes?
(I've strongly considered this, it's a very big hammer :)
 - I don't feel completly comfortable with Unicorn-specific stuff in
config.ru, in case it makes it harder for people to try out and compare
their app on Mongrel/Thin/Ebb/Passenger/Glassfish/whatever... But I
suppose conditionals that check for defined?(Unicorn) can be enough...
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2009-02-11 23:04 Eric Wong
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2009-02-12 0:32 ` Ryan Dahl
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2009-02-12 0:59 ` Eric Wong
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2009-02-12 1:08 ` Ryan Dahl
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2009-02-12 3:28 ` Eric Wong
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2009-02-12 20:05 ` Evan Weaver
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2009-02-14 9:46 ` Eric Wong
2009-02-12 0:40 ` Ezra Zygmuntowicz
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2009-02-16 23:39 ` Eric Wong
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2009-02-17 1:59 ` Ezra Zygmuntowicz
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2009-02-18 0:40 ` Eric Wong
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2009-02-21 15:10 ` Eric Wong
2009-02-24 1:03 ` Eric Wong
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2009-02-24 2:28 ` Ezra Zygmuntowicz
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2009-02-24 3:12 ` Eric Wong [this message]
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2009-02-26 5:55 ` Eric Wong
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2009-02-26 7:06 ` Ezra Zygmuntowicz
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