I want to learn a new language...

Jacob Fugal lukfugl at gmail.com
Thu Feb 15 11:50:30 MST 2007

On 2/15/07, Bryan Sant <bryan.sant at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2/14/07, Hans Fugal <hans at fugal.net> wrote:
> > Incidentally, Ruby has similar (perhaps worse) limitations in threading.
> > These are on the table for repair with the virtual machine work being
> > done. The story is long, but basically you can do threads but they're
> > not real threads, and I say that in the pragmatic sense not the academic
> > sense.
> Is this a limitation for Rails?  Does Rails run as a single process
> with green threads or messaging, or pooled out in separate processes
> like mod_perl or CGI?

Rails is normally run under a pool of fastcgi or mongrel[1] processes.

Jacob Fugal

[1] http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/

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