Mongrel startup fails now: already initialized constant OPTIONS

I updated to ruby 1.8.6p111 last night and updated some gems and now
mongrel doesn’t work:

MacOS 10.4.10

$ ruby --version
ruby 1.8.6 (2007-09-24 patchlevel 111) [i686-darwin8.10.1]

$ gem list rails

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

rails (1.2.5, 1.2.4, 1.2.3, 1.2.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.0, 1.1.6)

Here’s a simple test:

$ rails test5
create …

$ cd test5
$ script/server
=> Booting Mongrel (use ‘script/server webrick’ to force WEBrick)
=> Rails application starting on http://0.0.0.0:3000
=> Call with -d to detach
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server
** Starting Mongrel listening at 0.0.0.0:3000
** Starting Rails with development environment…
** Rails loaded.
** Loading any Rails specific GemPlugins
Exiting
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:15:
warning: already initialized constant OPTIONS
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:18:
undefined method options' for []:Array (NoMethodError) from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:ingem_original_require’
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:in
require' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:495:inrequire’
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:342:in
new_constants_in' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:495:inrequire’
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/server.rb:39
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
gem_original_require' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:inrequire’

Here were the gems I upgraded:

$ gem outdated
Bulk updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
fastercsv (1.2.0 < 1.2.1)
ruby-debug (0.8.1 < 0.9.3)
mofo (0.2.1 < 0.2.10)
mongrel (1.0.1 < 1.1.1)
rails (1.2.4 < 1.2.5)
actionwebservice (1.2.4 < 1.2.5)
ruby-debug-base (0.8.1 < 0.9.3)
activerecord (1.15.4 < 1.15.5)
tzinfo (0.3.3 < 0.3.5)
gem_plugin (0.2.2 < 0.2.3)
libxml-ruby (0.3.8.4.1 < 0.5.2.0)
ruport (0.8.12 < 1.2.2)
image_science (1.1.1 < 1.1.3)
erubis (2.2.0 < 2.4.1)
uuidtools (1.0.0 < 1.0.2)
cgi_multipart_eof_fix (2.1 < 2.5.0)
attributes (4.0.0 < 5.0.0)
net-ssh (1.0.10 < 1.1.2)
mongrel_cluster (1.0.2 < 1.0.4)
capistrano (1.4.1 < 2.1.0)
merb (0.2.0 < 0.4.1)
actionmailer (1.3.4 < 1.3.5)
actionpack (1.13.4 < 1.13.5)
json (1.0.1 < 1.1.1)
daemons (1.0.5 < 1.0.9)
RubyInline (3.6.2 < 3.6.5)
activesupport (1.4.3 < 1.4.4)
builder (2.1.1 < 2.1.2)
hpricot (0.5.110 < 0.6)
fastthread (1.0 < 1.0.1)

     from script/server:3

Works for me. Do you have any strange gem_plugins installed? Maybe try
uninstalling the old version of mongrel::cluster?

Evan

On Nov 13, 2007 3:29 PM, Stephen B.

Evan W. escribió:

=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:in
from

ruby-debug-base (0.8.1 < 0.9.3)
net-ssh (1.0.10 < 1.1.2)
hpricot (0.5.110 < 0.6)

Try to run your application with webrick, maybe is a require that you
need in a gem (webrick show the error more friendly).

Regards

On Nov 13, 2007 3:29 PM, Stephen B.
[email protected] wrote:

I updated to ruby 1.8.6p111 last night and updated some gems and now
mongrel doesn’t work

IIRC, if you update ruby, you’re supposed to reinstall your gems –
especially those with C components. (You’ll probably want to update
mysql, too.) Something about libraries and linking…?

Cheers,
-Nate

On Nov 13, 2007 3:29 PM, Stephen B.
[email protected] wrote:

I updated to ruby 1.8.6p111 last night and updated some gems and now
mongrel doesn’t work

IIRC, if you update ruby, you’re supposed to reinstall your gems –
especially those with C components. (You’ll probably want to update
mysql, too.) Something about libraries and linking…?

I didn’t do that – and that sounds like a likely cause for strange
errors.

Hmmm … is there an easy way to ask all the versions of all my gems to
rebuild themselves – I don’t actually need to download them – they’re
already on my system.

Works for me. Do you have any strange gem_plugins installed? Maybe try
uninstalling the old version of mongrel::cluster?

Evan

I’ve got to drive home now. I’ll be back online in a couple of hours. I
think it might be some kind of gem error.

This is where I’ve gotten to:

Some more clues from tracing with ruby-debug (I’m still learning how o
use this tool):

dev mode, rails 1.2.5, ruby 1.8.6 patchlevel 111, gem v0.9.4
this is on a newly created rails app with no changes to it

I set a debugger statement at the end of environment.rb and run
script/server.

When it fires I set this breakpoint:

b
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/gem_plugin-0.2.3/lib/gem_plugin.rb:114

This is in the middle of the GemPlugin::Manager.instance.load loop where
gems are loaded which is called from load_plugins line 231 in in
mongrels configurator.rb.

(rdb:1) where
–> #0
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/gem_plugin-0.2.3/lib/gem_plugin.rb:114
in ‘load’
#1 /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/source_index.rb:166 in
‘each’
#2
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/gem_plugin-0.2.3/lib/gem_plugin.rb:112
in ‘load’
#3
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.1/lib/mongrel/configurator.rb:231
in ‘load_plugins’
#4
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.1.1/bin/mongrel_rails:117 in
‘cloaker_’
(rdb:1) l 112
[107, 116] in
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/gem_plugin-0.2.3/lib/gem_plugin.rb
107 def load(needs = {})
108 sdir = File.join(Gem.dir, “specifications”)
109 gems = Gem::SourceIndex.from_installed_gems(sdir)
110 needs = needs.merge({“gem_plugin” => INCLUDE})
111
112 gems.each do |path, gem|
113 # don’t load gems more than once
=> 114 next if @gems.has_key? gem.name
115 check = needs.dup

I set an exception capture here for the NoMethodError

cat NoMethodError

then 34 times through this loop (many ‘conts’)

(rdb:1) cont
Exiting
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:15:
warning: already initialized constant OPTIONS
Catchpoint at
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:18:
undefined methodoptions’ for []:Array’ (NoMethodError)
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
gem_original_require' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:inrequire’
from script/server:3
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:18
ARGV.clone.options do |opts|
[13, 22] in
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb
13 :ip => “0.0.0.0”,
14 :environment => (ENV[‘RAILS_ENV’] || “development”).dup,
15 :detach => false
16 }
17
=> 18 ARGV.clone.options do |opts|
19 opts.on("-p", “–port=port”, Integer, “Runs Rails on the
specified port.”, “Default: 3000”) { |v| OPTIONS[:port] = v }
20 opts.on("-b", “–binding=ip”, String, “Binds Rails to the
specified ip.”, “Default: 0.0.0.0”) { |v| OPTIONS[:ip] = v }
21 opts.on("-d", “–daemon”, “Make server run as a Daemon.”) {
OPTIONS[:detach] = true }
22 opts.on("-e", “–environment=name”, String,

fyi:

Gregory B., the developer of Ruport reports:

At 8:02 AM -0500 11/15/07, Gregory B. wrote:

If you have versions 0.8.10 -> 0.8.14 laying around and are
experiencing this problem, try deleting them.

Also, thanks for pointing this problem out, I’ve seen it before but
only in weird cases, and was wondering what happened.

Sounds like it could be a problem with gem_plugin, or interactions
between gem_plugin and rails, or gem_plugin ,rails, mongrel, ruby 1.8.6,
and ruport <1.0

On Nov 13, 2007 3:29 PM, Stephen B.
[email protected] wrote:

I updated to ruby 1.8.6p111 last night and updated some gems and now
mongrel doesn’t work

IIRC, if you update ruby, you’re supposed to reinstall your gems –
especially those with C components. (You’ll probably want to update
mysql, too.) Something about libraries and linking…?

Eric H. (who is coordinating rubgems) doesn’t think I should have to
do that …

At 6:02 PM -0800 11/13/07, Eric H. wrote:

I’ve never heard of this before, and I’ve been using gems for a long
time. I’ve never reinstalled my gems when upgrading ruby. I’ve used
C components from ruby 1.8.2 with 1.8.6.

If you do have to recompile, this is a bug in either Ruby or the
extension because something changed incompatibly. Probably the
extension though.

But I think there is something wrong with my local gems. I fixed the
problem by removing all the versions of one gem that should have NOTHING
to do with mongrel or rails ???

The problem occurs with a rails 1.2.5 app as simple as this:

$ rails test125
$ cd rails125
$ script/server

In fact it also occurs when I create new apps using rails version 1.2.0,
1.2.1, 1.2.3, 1.2.4, and 1.2.5.

Mongrel uses a gem that Zed wrote called gem_plugin.

I put a break on the line that requires the dependant gems for mongrel:

/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/gem_plugin-0.2.3/lib/gem_plugin.rb:134

Here’s the line of code:

require File.join(gem_dir, “lib”, gem.name, “init.rb”)

This is called from line 231 of mongrel’s configurator.rb:

GemPlugin::Manager.instance.load(load_settings)

In my simple 1.2.5 test app here were the sequential values for gem_dir:

/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel_cluster-1.0.2
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/seesaw-0.2.5
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel_cluster-1.0.2
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/seesaw-0.2.5
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/ruport-0.8.10

These represent the root path to the gem that is being loaded. An actual
full path looks like this:

/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel_cluster-1.0.2/lib/mongrel_cluster/init.rb

Of course there are some strange entries there!

This is what I have installed:

mongrel (1.1.1, 1.0.1, 1.0, 0.3.13.4)
A small fast HTTP library and server that runs Rails, Camping, Nitro
and Iowa apps.

mongrel_cluster (1.0.5, 1.0.4, 1.0.3, 1.0.2, 0.2.1, 0.2.0)
Mongrel plugin that provides commands and Capistrano tasks for
managing multiple Mongrel processes.

seesaw (0.2.5)
Ripple-restart a mongrel cluster with no downtime

So it’s pretty strange that mongrel-cluster-1.0.2 and mongrel 1.0 are
being required.

Also the duplication doesn’t seem right

The crash happens when I let the debugger continue after that last
require of ruport (??!!).

OK – so I delete all the ruport gems I have installed … and it works
?!?!

*** Here’s what the same tracing shows on my now working system (for
just what reason I don’t yet know).

$ rdebug script/server.rb

[I made a copy of script/server and renamed it script/server.rb so rdebug would start it from the command line]

set a breakpoint in gem_plugin on the line that require’s the dependant
gems:

(rdb:1) b
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/gem_plugin-0.2.3/lib/gem_plugin.rb:134

Then let the program run in the debugger:

(rdb:1) cont

I get this printed:

=> Booting Mongrel (use ‘script/server webrick’ to force WEBrick)
=> Rails application starting on http://0.0.0.0:3000
=> Call with -d to detach
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server

then at the first break gem_plugin requires:

/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel_cluster-1.0.2/lib/mongrel_cluster/init.rb

and at the second break:

/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/seesaw-0.2.5/lib/seesaw/init.rb

this then gets printed:

** Starting Mongrel listening at 0.0.0.0:3000
** Starting Rails with development environment…
** Rails loaded.
** Loading any Rails specific GemPlugins

and then at the third break mongrel 1.0 is required:

/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/mongrel-1.0/lib/mongrel/init.rb

and this is printed:

** Signals ready. TERM => stop. USR2 => restart. INT => stop (no
restart).
** Rails signals registered. HUP => reload (without restart). It might
not work well.
** Mongrel 1.1.1 available at 0.0.0.0:3000
** Use CTRL-C to stop.

and the whole thing is working ???

How did ruport ever get on that list?

No aspersions cast on Zed but I hate gem_plugin, and the team is
planning to remove it in a couple months. We just need a temporary
hack for now so that Ruport isn’t busted.

Evan

On Nov 15, 2007 3:41 PM, Stephen B.

I had a similar problem today that was resolved by uninstalling and
re-installing mongrel. I don’t have ruport installed. I tried
uninstalling gem_plugin first and then reinstalling, but that seemed to
make no difference, mongrel still died with the “options” method error
for Array. In case it helps, here are the relevant lines:

Ian$ script/server
=> Booting Mongrel (use ‘script/server webrick’ to force WEBrick)
=> Rails application starting on http://0.0.0.0:3000
=> Call with -d to detach
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server
Exiting
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:15:
warning: already initialized constant OPTIONS
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:18:
undefined method `options’ for #Array:0x136ef38 (NoMethodError)

Ian$ sudo gem uninstall mongrel
Successfully uninstalled mongrel version 1.1
Remove executables and scripts for
‘mongrel_rails’ in addition to the gem? [Yn] y
Removing mongrel_rails

Ian$ sudo gem install mongrel
Select which gem to install for your platform (powerpc-darwin8.10.0)

  1. mongrel 1.1.1 (ruby)
  2. mongrel 1.1.1 (jruby)
  3. mongrel 1.1.1 (mswin32)
  4. mongrel 1.1 (mswin32)
  5. mongrel 1.1 (ruby)
  6. mongrel 1.1 (jruby)
  7. Skip this gem
  8. Cancel installation

5
Install required dependency daemons? [Yn] y
Install required dependency fastthread? [Yn] y
Select which gem to install for your platform (powerpc-darwin8.10.0)

  1. fastthread 1.0.1 (mswin32)
  2. fastthread 1.0.1 (ruby)
  3. Skip this gem
  4. Cancel installation

2
Building native extensions. This could take a while…
Building native extensions. This could take a while…
Successfully installed mongrel-1.1
Successfully installed daemons-1.0.9
Successfully installed fastthread-1.0.1

Ian$ script/server
=> Booting Mongrel (use ‘script/server webrick’ to force WEBrick)
=> Rails application starting on http://0.0.0.0:3000
=> Call with -d to detach
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server
** Starting Mongrel listening at 0.0.0.0:3000
** Starting Rails with development environment…
** Rails loaded.
** Loading any Rails specific GemPlugins
** Signals ready. TERM => stop. USR2 => restart. INT => stop (no
restart).
** Rails signals registered. HUP => reload (without restart). It might
not work well.

I then upgraded to mongrel 1.1.1 and this also worked.

Stephen B. wrote:

fyi:

Gregory B., the developer of Ruport reports:

At 8:02 AM -0500 11/15/07, Gregory B. wrote:

If you have versions 0.8.10 -> 0.8.14 laying around and are
experiencing this problem, try deleting them.

Also, thanks for pointing this problem out, I’ve seen it before but
only in weird cases, and was wondering what happened.

Sounds like it could be a problem with gem_plugin, or interactions
between gem_plugin and rails, or gem_plugin ,rails, mongrel, ruby 1.8.6,
and ruport <1.0

In my case this didn’t help–when I tried to boot script/server webrick
it booted webrick THEN mongrel (odd). Temporary fix: gem uninstall
mongrel

I had a similar problem today that was resolved by uninstalling and
re-installing mongrel. I don’t have ruport installed. I tried
uninstalling gem_plugin first and then reinstalling, but that seemed to
make no difference, mongrel still died with the “options” method error
for Array. In case it helps, here are the relevant lines:

On Dec 5, 2007 3:31 PM, Roger P. [email protected] wrote:

In my case this didn’t help–when I tried to boot script/server webrick
it booted webrick THEN mongrel (odd). Temporary fix: gem uninstall
mongrel

I had a similar problem today that was resolved by uninstalling and
re-installing mongrel. I don’t have ruport installed. I tried
uninstalling gem_plugin first and then reinstalling, but that seemed to
make no difference, mongrel still died with the “options” method error
for Array. In case it helps, here are the relevant lines:

script/server is borked.

Historically it do odd things with the way it loads and loads mongrel,
if you search this list you will find a few cases that describe this
situation.

I suggest stick to mongrel_rails start or mongrel_service in case
you’re running on Windows.


Luis L.
Multimedia systems

Leaders are made, they are not born. They are made by hard effort,
which is the price which all of us must pay to achieve any goal that
is worthwhile.
Vince Lombardi

Stephen B. wrote:

I updated to ruby 1.8.6p111 last night and updated some gems and now
mongrel doesn’t work:

MacOS 10.4.10

$ ruby --version
ruby 1.8.6 (2007-09-24 patchlevel 111) [i686-darwin8.10.1]

$ gem list rails

*** LOCAL GEMS ***

rails (1.2.5, 1.2.4, 1.2.3, 1.2.2, 1.2.1, 1.2.0, 1.1.6)

Here’s a simple test:

$ rails test5
create …

$ cd test5
$ script/server
=> Booting Mongrel (use ‘script/server webrick’ to force WEBrick)
=> Rails application starting on http://0.0.0.0:3000
=> Call with -d to detach
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server
** Starting Mongrel listening at 0.0.0.0:3000
** Starting Rails with development environment…
** Rails loaded.
** Loading any Rails specific GemPlugins
Exiting
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:15:
warning: already initialized constant OPTIONS
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:18:
undefined method options' for []:Array (NoMethodError) from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:ingem_original_require’
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:32:in
require' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:495:inrequire’
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:342:in
new_constants_in' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:495:inrequire’
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/server.rb:39
from
/usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
gem_original_require' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:inrequire’

Here were the gems I upgraded:

$ gem outdated
Bulk updating Gem source index for: http://gems.rubyforge.org
fastercsv (1.2.0 < 1.2.1)
ruby-debug (0.8.1 < 0.9.3)
mofo (0.2.1 < 0.2.10)
mongrel (1.0.1 < 1.1.1)
rails (1.2.4 < 1.2.5)
actionwebservice (1.2.4 < 1.2.5)
ruby-debug-base (0.8.1 < 0.9.3)
activerecord (1.15.4 < 1.15.5)
tzinfo (0.3.3 < 0.3.5)
gem_plugin (0.2.2 < 0.2.3)
libxml-ruby (0.3.8.4.1 < 0.5.2.0)
ruport (0.8.12 < 1.2.2)
image_science (1.1.1 < 1.1.3)
erubis (2.2.0 < 2.4.1)
uuidtools (1.0.0 < 1.0.2)
cgi_multipart_eof_fix (2.1 < 2.5.0)
attributes (4.0.0 < 5.0.0)
net-ssh (1.0.10 < 1.1.2)
mongrel_cluster (1.0.2 < 1.0.4)
capistrano (1.4.1 < 2.1.0)
merb (0.2.0 < 0.4.1)
actionmailer (1.3.4 < 1.3.5)
actionpack (1.13.4 < 1.13.5)
json (1.0.1 < 1.1.1)
daemons (1.0.5 < 1.0.9)
RubyInline (3.6.2 < 3.6.5)
activesupport (1.4.3 < 1.4.4)
builder (2.1.1 < 2.1.2)
hpricot (0.5.110 < 0.6)
fastthread (1.0 < 1.0.1)

     from script/server:3

I had a similar issue, but now I have resolved it.
After I’ve installed some rails plugins on window xp,
mongrel server didn’t work.

As I ran the rake task, ‘rake rails:update’,
web server has worked.

change to the root of rails project

$ cd test5

check the rake tasks

$ test5> rake --tasks

run the ‘rails:update’ task

$ test5> rake rails:update

If you have installed the ruby 1.8.6 from souce package,
maybe you must be re-install all the gem plugins(rails, rake, mysql,
…).

ref.

http://scoop.cheerfactory.co.uk/2007/11/02/upgrading-ruby-on-ubuntu-dapper/

http://wiki.ajaxstart.com/usemodj/browse.screen?Ruby_1.8.6_Source_Install

Blanket gem updates is usually a bad idea.

Evan

The problem is in missing gems.

For me it was aws-s3, after ‘gem install aws-s3’ installation with all
dependencies everything worked fine.

Sj Seo wrote:

Stephen B. wrote:

I updated to ruby 1.8.6p111 last night and updated some gems and now
mongrel doesn’t work:

(group doesn’t allow long quotes)

$ cd test5
$ script/server
=> Booting Mongrel (use ‘script/server webrick’ to force WEBrick)
=> Rails application starting on http://0.0.0.0:3000
=> Call with -d to detach
=> Ctrl-C to shutdown server
** Starting Mongrel listening at 0.0.0.0:3000
** Starting Rails with development environment…
** Rails loaded.
** Loading any Rails specific GemPlugins
Exiting
/usr/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.5/lib/commands/servers/mongrel.rb:15:
warning: already initialized constant OPTIONS


I had a similar issue, but now I have resolved it.
After I’ve installed some rails plugins on window xp,
mongrel server didn’t work.

As I ran the rake task, ‘rake rails:update’,
web server has worked.

change to the root of rails project

$ cd test5

check the rake tasks

$ test5> rake --tasks

run the ‘rails:update’ task

$ test5> rake rails:update

If you have installed the ruby 1.8.6 from souce package,
maybe you must be re-install all the gem plugins(rails, rake, mysql,
…).

ref.

http://scoop.cheerfactory.co.uk/2007/11/02/upgrading-ruby-on-ubuntu-dapper/

http://wiki.ajaxstart.com/usemodj/browse.screen?Ruby_1.8.6_Source_Install


I realize this is an old post, so apologize for bumping it if that’s
what occurs. I encountered the same issue on a new Gentoo box after a
“darcs get”, whereby script/server started WEBrick but then out popped
Mongrel…and then the error “warning: already initialized constant
OPTIONS.”

This made no sense to me, and I landed here. The suggestion to run the
rake tasks had no effect, but a mongrel_rails start did report a
different error:
/usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
`gem_original_require’: no such file to load – tzinfo
(MissingSourceFile)

Subsequently, only a single “gem install tzinfo” (your circumstances may
vary) was required to allow both “script/server” and “mongrel_rails
start” to function normally. So, an FYI for the community at large.

Kirk Schafer wrote:

[…]

I realize this is an old post, so apologize for bumping it if that’s
what occurs. I encountered the same issue on a new Gentoo box after a
“darcs get”, whereby script/server started WEBrick but then out popped
Mongrel…and then the error “warning: already initialized constant
OPTIONS.”

This made no sense to me, and I landed here. The suggestion to run the
rake tasks had no effect, but a mongrel_rails start did report a
different error:
/usr/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
`gem_original_require’: no such file to load – tzinfo
(MissingSourceFile)

Subsequently, only a single “gem install tzinfo” (your circumstances may
vary) was required to allow both “script/server” and “mongrel_rails
start” to function normally. So, an FYI for the community at large.

In my case the cause for the problem was a spelling error in
environment.rb. The error message of “mongrel_rails start” was much more
helpful than what came out of “script/server”. Thank you, Kirk for
posting!

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