Win32-service-0.6.1 using a Rails Model

Windows 2000 SP4
Ruby 1.8.6
Rail 1.2.6

I’m trying to create a Rail application for our internal use to
provide a one stop access to services. I’m currently trying to get the
Server.status, Service.stop and Service.start to work through a model
in Rails. The Service.* functions work well through Ruby itself, but
seems to have problem through a Rails Model. I’ve been trying to
display the status of the MySQL service.

*** Model

require “win32/service”

class Servicectl

include Win32

attr_reader :state

def servicestatus(service_name, host_name)
  @state = Service.status(service_name, host_name)
end

def servicestart(service_name, host_name)
  Service.start(service_name, host_name)
end

def servicestop(service_name, host_name)
  Service.stop(service_name, host_name)
end

end

*** Controller

class ServicectlController < ApplicationController

def show
service_state = Servicectl.new
service_state.servicestatus(“MySQL”,nil)
@status = service_state.state
end

end

*** Show View

<%= @status %>

The following error is posted to the development.log.

Processing ServicectlController#show (for 127.0.0.1 at 2008-04-19
11:53:46) [GET]
Session ID: d446bf0a6cad825dbf5d1a78e6853706
Parameters: {“action”=>“show”, “controller”=>“servicectl”}

Win32::Service::Error (T):
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/win32-service-0.6.1-x86-mswin32-60/
lib/win32/service.rb:920:in status' C:/Shared/SourceCode/Rails/sandbox/app/models/servicectl.rb:14:inservicestatus’
C:/Shared/SourceCode/Rails/sandbox/app/controllers/
servicectl_controller.rb:9:in show' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/base.rb:1101:insend’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/
action_controller/base.rb:1101:in perform_action_without_filters' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/filters.rb:696:incall_filters’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/
action_controller/filters.rb:688:in perform_action_without_benchmark' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/benchmarking.rb:66:inperform_action_without_rescue’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/benchmark.rb:293:in measure' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/benchmarking.rb:66:inperform_action_without_rescue’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/
action_controller/rescue.rb:83:in perform_action' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/base.rb:435:insend’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/
action_controller/base.rb:435:in process_without_filters' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/filters.rb:684:inprocess_without_session_management_support’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/
action_controller/session_management.rb:114:in process' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/actionpack-1.13.6/lib/ action_controller/base.rb:334:inprocess’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/dispatcher.rb:41:in
dispatch' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/webrick_server.rb: 113:inhandle_dispatch’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/webrick_server.rb:
79:in service' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpserver.rb:104:inservice’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/httpserver.rb:65:in run' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:173:instart_thread’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:162:in start' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:162:instart_thread’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:95:in start' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:92:ineach’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:92:in start' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:23:instart’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/1.8/webrick/server.rb:82:in start' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/webrick_server.rb: 63:indispatch’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/commands/servers/
webrick.rb:59
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
gem_original_require' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:inrequire’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/
active_support/dependencies.rb:495:in require' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/ active_support/dependencies.rb:342:innew_constants_in’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.4/lib/
active_support/dependencies.rb:495:in require' c:/ruby/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/rails-1.2.6/lib/commands/server.rb: 39 c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:ingem_original_require’
c:/ruby/lib/ruby/site_ruby/1.8/rubygems/custom_require.rb:27:in
`require’
script/server:3

I have no idea why it is failing, I’m hoping someone might have a clue
for me.

For reference this is the working code which works well though Ruby
itself.

*** service.rb

require “win32/service”

class ServiceController

include Win32

attr_accessor :state

def status(service_name, host_name)
  @state = Service.status(service_name, host_name)
end

def start(service_name, host_name)
  Service.start(service_name, host_name)
end

def stop(service_name, host_name)
  Service.stop(service_name, host_name)
end

end

*** Output:

C:\Shared\SourceCode\Ruby>ruby service.rb
running

Thanks for all your time,
Dave

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