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From: Evan Weaver <evan-72XWLPH10WVXUHR/Jj/Uug@public.gmane.org>
To: mongrel-development-GrnCvJ7WPxnNLxjTenLetw@public.gmane.org
Subject: Re: Mongrel for 1.9, for real?
Date: Sun, 28 Jun 2009 22:41:50 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <b6f68fc60906282241n527e2de9o5ed2f4a252107d9f@mail.gmail.com> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <71166b3b0906282146n647d9c09ke18f59204e01f76e-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>

Ugh, sorry. Mongrel is not dead, but rather severely neglected by me.

We still use it at Twitter, for what it's worth. I will gather up the
1.9 bits I have and send you the details.

What cross-compilation strategy did you want to use for MinGW?

Evan

On Sun, Jun 28, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Luis Lavena<luislavena-Re5JQEeQqe8AvxtiuMwx3w@public.gmane.org> wrote:
> Hey Guys,
>
> Heads up on this...
>
> I want to pursue release an updated Mongrel gem that can compile and
> run under Windows Ruby 1.8 and 1.9
>
> This is due the preview1 versions of the installer just released:
>
> http://groups.google.com/group/comp.lang.ruby/browse_thread/thread/c38255aacd68d6dc
>
> For that purpose, 1.1.5 needs to be updated:
>
> - consider MinGW as valid platform (it doesn't)
> - change RSTRING macros
>
> Now, I've struggled all day trying to figure out from where I should
> get all the pieces to move forward, all without success.
>
> Patched several Rakefiles to get extensions build, but tests fails.
> Patched extension to get Ruby 1.9, and tests stall.
>
> Cannot release a Gem for Windows since Echoe hook itself and don't let
> rake-compiler tasks run well.
>
> So: Should I consider Mongrel (and fauna/mongrel) repository dead and
> move forward?
>
> Mongrel is still being actively used by MANY users, even some moved to
> Passenger, or Thin, Mongrel is still an excellent option.
>
> I just want the "team" answer so I decide to invest time on getting
> that fixed or invest time on getting "another project inspired by
> Mongrel" build properly on Windows.
>
> Please let me know as soon as possible in your agenda, since I'm
> expecting lot of reports of failures when using the preview1
> installers.
>
> Thanks in advance for the feedback and your time.
>
> Regards,
> --
> Luis Lavena
> AREA 17
> -
> Perfection in design is achieved not when there is nothing more to add,
> but rather when there is nothing more to take away.
> Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
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Evan Weaver

  parent reply	other threads:[~2009-06-29  6:10 UTC|newest]

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2009-06-29  4:46 Luis Lavena
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2009-06-29  5:41   ` Evan Weaver [this message]
     [not found]     ` <b6f68fc60906282241n527e2de9o5ed2f4a252107d9f-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2009-06-29  6:26       ` Luis Lavena
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2009-07-07 23:51           ` Evan Weaver
     [not found]             ` <b6f68fc60907071651y32399123w28f4d03ea06a76f1-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2009-07-07 23:56               ` Evan Weaver
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2009-07-08  0:03                   ` Luis Lavena
2009-07-08  0:06               ` Luis Lavena
     [not found]                 ` <71166b3b0907071706r64f1f02en64a5f2e2ff956e11-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2009-07-08  0:11                   ` Evan Weaver
     [not found]                     ` <b6f68fc60907071711r1266cbbcs1b72d73dbda23105-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2009-07-08  0:15                       ` Luis Lavena
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2009-07-08  0:18                           ` Evan Weaver
     [not found]                             ` <b6f68fc60907071718r6ee81667sfffdd6ca0c41fcc6-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2009-07-08  0:51                               ` Evan Weaver
     [not found]                                 ` <b6f68fc60907071751lc5dcdd3x5d9c18be5134b214-JsoAwUIsXosN+BqQ9rBEUg@public.gmane.org>
2009-07-08  1:08                                   ` Luis Lavena
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