On Feb 18, 2006, at 13:57, Assaph Mehr wrote:

> Hi Xavier,
>
>> Hey I know practically nothing about Windows. Could I follow those
>> instructions to have WEBrick always running an easily deploy a simple
>> management Rails tool for internal usage?
>
> Few comments:
> - It's very much possible to do so. I personally prefer cygwin's
> cygrunsrv, but the above instructions work flawlessly.
> - The service created is not a "real" win32 service - it doesn't
> respond to TERM signals and the only way to stop it is to either kill
> the process or build a stop command in your app.

Nice. I'll consider this solution.

> - If you're on windows, why not go with InstantRails?
> (http://instantrails.rubyforge.org/)

Because my application uses SQLite. Porting the database is an  
option, it's just a handful of tables, but I am exploring available  
solutions for ease (read as trivial as possible) deployment.

-- fxn