[ANN] mongrel_service 0.4.beta2 Released

mongrel_service version 0.4.beta2 has been released!

This plugin offer native win32 services for rails.
This replace mongrel_rails_service.

Since this is a pre-release gem, you can install it with:

gem install mongrel_service --prerelease

If no bug is found, expect an final release next week.


0.4.beta2 / 2010-01-01

  • Enhancements:

    • Removed win32-service dependency, making mongrel_service more
      between Ruby implementations on Windows (One-Click and

    • Now mongrel log files are written to the path specified by --log
      Contribution by Daniel Gies (BigFix). Closes #44.

  • Bugfixes:

    • Wait longer for child process terminate properly (max 20 seconds).
      Imported tests from RubyServices project. Closes #18.

    • Workaround Windows 2008 process detection issues forcing ‘service’
      initialization parameter. Closes #54. [papillon]

    • Updated ServiceFB to work with FB > 0.18.

Luis L.

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