zac elston wrote:
I’ve just started getting so odd symptoms working with webrick. I use
TextMate editing my rails apps over a CIFS mount on the server.
Usually when I “edit/save/reload” a page I see the new changes.
However I’ve started getting the same old data and now have to
frequently restart the webrick server to get my changes to render.
What is available to debug on this to see why this isn’t occuring?
I hope someone has some idea of how to debug this. I did notice that the
URL was being requested from webrick, so it did not seem to be a browser
cache problem. I Restarted browsers, used IE and Firefox. Same issue. I
run on a Linux RH advanced server 3 system if that helps at all. At home
I use a Mac with Locomotive (and Lighttpd), and don’t remember ever
seeing the problem.
I’ve seen it before, and I think it’s a bug (or misconfiguration?) in
I am not running in production mode. The page in question is not
I see a 200 in the Apache log file.
I observe the same behavior with both Webrick and Apache using
The development.log file indicates that rails is doing its stuff.
I’m running on Debian stable, with most of the Ruby stuff installed via
gems. The problems occur not in the layout, but when changing stuff in
.rhtml files associated with actions.
It’s a small detail in some ways, but it’s very annoying. Reloading
your web server every time you change a bit of HTML is not exactly
Being the open source guy that I am, I’m more than willing to have a
stab at fixing this, or at least localizing the buggy code, but am (like
almost everyone else? new to rails and ruby, and will need some
directions regarding where to look.
David N. Welton
Linux, Open Source Consulting