Monthly Archives: March 2009

Grails: Completely disable stacktrace.log file


Regarding my question on twitter about completely disabling the creation of stacktrace.log from a Grails application in production mode, here is my answer: environments { production { log4j = { appenders { null name:’stacktrace’ } } } development { } }environments { production { log4j = { appenders { null name:’stacktrace’ } } } development […]

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Phusion Passenger and memcache-client revisited


The last Passenger update brought some good explanation off the problems regarding Passenger and memcache-client (see here). Smart spawning of Passenger processes creates shared file descriptors. As the connections to memcached are sockets they are shared as well so data on them gets corrupted which is explained very nicely in the Passenger documentation: Example 1: […]

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Grails’ withFormat block

Some things are not really different in Rails and Grails world. The pendant to Rails’ respond_to method is Grails withFormat block. Both are supposed to render a different content type as requested according to the accept header and and the format parameter. And both fail to some extend with Internet Explorer 5.5 to 7.0. For […]

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