This release of Mongrel features a CGIWrapper that actually works. The
previous code was complete garbage so this one should fix the problems
sessions, cookies, and content-types people reported previously.
There is also now a correctly built Win32 gem created by Luis L…
joined the Mongrel project and will be working on the Win32 specific
needed. His first thing is going to be a Mongrel service so you can
start/stop Mongrel like other web servers on Win32.
Grab the goods at http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/
== What Is Mongrel
Mongrel is a fast HTTP library and server for Ruby that is intended for
hosting Ruby web applications of any kind using plain HTTP rather than
FastCGI or SCGI. It is framework agnostic and already supports Ruby On
Rails, Og+Nitro, and Camping frameworks.
== Changes for 0.3.5
- More correct CGIWrapper that should work with all CGI parameters and
additional ones you set as well as properly converting cookies.
- Content-types and sessions should be fixed now.
- Fix to DirHandler that caused it to not list directories if told to.
Win32 people will still have problems with CTRL-C not stopping mongrel,
Luis is tracking that down as part of his win32 service work.
== Getting Mongrel
You can get Mongrel via RubyGems just make sure you pick the win32 gem
you are on that platform. You can use the regular gem if you have your
For those not familiar with RubyGems refer to the Mongrel site for help
(it’s right on the front page).
== Toward 0.4
This release is getting closer to complete Ruby on Rails support. It
work well, but file upload/send will probably function very weirdly if
The next release will focus on getting the win32 service working and
enabling all the little things like file upload/send, built-in page
support, and other goodies. People running Rails should shoot me
requests along these lines.
Zed A. Shaw