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* [PATCH] README: minor updates and additional disclaimer
@ 2018-12-19  2:47  7% Eric Wong
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From: Eric Wong @ 2018-12-19  2:47 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: unicorn-public

Nowadays, I mainly rely on systemd (and not USR2) for
zero-downtime upgrades.  Also, CoW-friendliness is standard
in mainline Ruby since 2.0.

There also needs to be a disclaimer to point out the unfortunate
side-effect of robustness for hosting buggy apps.
---
 README | 11 +++++++++--
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+), 2 deletions(-)

diff --git a/README b/README
index 5e5ccf7..89467fc 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -37,12 +37,15 @@ both the the request and response in between unicorn and slow clients.
   You can upgrade unicorn, your entire application, libraries
   and even your Ruby interpreter without dropping clients.
 
+* transparent upgrades using systemd socket activation is
+  supported since unicorn 5.0
+
 * before_fork and after_fork hooks in case your application
   has special needs when dealing with forked processes.  These
   should not be needed when the "preload_app" directive is
   false (the default).
 
-* Can be used with copy-on-write-friendly memory management
+* Can be used with copy-on-write-friendly GC in Ruby 2.0+
   to save memory (by setting "preload_app" to true).
 
 * Able to listen on multiple interfaces including UNIX sockets,
@@ -55,7 +58,7 @@ both the the request and response in between unicorn and slow clients.
 
 == License
 
-unicorn is copyright 2009-2016 by all contributors (see logs in git).
+unicorn is copyright 2009-2018 by all contributors (see logs in git).
 It is based on Mongrel 1.1.5.
 Mongrel is copyright 2007 Zed A. Shaw and contributors.
 
@@ -122,6 +125,10 @@ unicorn is designed to only serve fast clients either on the local host
 or a fast LAN.  See the PHILOSOPHY and DESIGN documents for more details
 regarding this.
 
+Due to its ability to tolerate crashes and isolate clients, unicorn
+is unfortunately known to prolong the existence of bugs in applications
+and libraries which run on top of it.
+
 == Contact
 
 All feedback (bug reports, user/development dicussion, patches, pull
-- 
EW


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* [ANN] unicorn 5.5.0.pre1 - Rack HTTP server for fast clients and Unix
@ 2018-12-20 22:28  5% Eric Wong
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 2+ results
From: Eric Wong @ 2018-12-20 22:28 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: ruby-talk, unicorn-public; +Cc: Jeremy Evans

unicorn is an HTTP server for Rack applications designed to only serve
fast clients on low-latency, high-bandwidth connections and take
advantage of features in Unix/Unix-like kernels.  Slow clients should
only be served by placing a reverse proxy capable of fully buffering
both the the request and response in between unicorn and slow clients.

Disclaimer:

Due to its ability to tolerate crashes and isolate clients, unicorn
is unfortunately known to prolong the existence of bugs in applications
and libraries which run on top of it.

* https://bogomips.org/unicorn/
* public list: unicorn-public@bogomips.org
* mail archives: https://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/
* git clone https://bogomips.org/unicorn.git
* https://bogomips.org/unicorn/NEWS.atom.xml
* nntp://news.public-inbox.org/inbox.comp.lang.ruby.unicorn

This is a pre-release RubyGem intended for testing.

Changes:

unicorn 5.5.0.pre1

Jeremy Evans contributed the "default_middleware" configuration option:

  https://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/20180913192055.GD48926@jeremyevans.local/

Jeremy also contributed the ability to use separate groups for the process
and log files:

  https://bogomips.org/unicorn-public/20180913192449.GE48926@jeremyevans.local/

There's also a couple of uninteresting minor optimizations and
documentation additions.

Eric Wong (10):
      remove random seed reset atfork
      use IO#wait instead of kgio_wait_readable
      Merge branch '5.4-stable'
      shrink pipes under Linux
      socket_helper: add hint for FreeBSD users for accf_http(9)
      tests: ensure -N/--no-default-middleware not supported in config.ru
      doc: update more URLs to use HTTPS and avoid redirects
      deduplicate strings VM-wide in Ruby 2.5+
      doc/ISSUES: add links to git clone-able mail archives of our dependencies
      README: minor updates and additional disclaimer

Jeremy Evans (2):
      Make Worker#user support different process primary group and log file group
      Support default_middleware configuration option
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