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Description
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Multiwatch forks multiple instance of one application and keeps them running;
it is made to be used with spawn-fcgi, so all forks share the same fastcgi
socket (no webserver restart needed if you increase/decrease the number of
forks), and it is easier than to setup multiple daemontool supervised instances.
Homepage
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* http://redmine.lighttpd.net/projects/multiwatch/wiki
Usage
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Example for spawning two rails instances:
#!/bin/sh
# run script
exec spawn-fcgi -n -s /tmp/fastcgi-rails.sock -u www-rails -U www-data -- /usr/bin/multiwatch -f 2 -- /home/rails/public/dispatch.fcgi
More details in the man page.
Build dependencies
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* glib >= 2.16.0 (http://www.gtk.org/)
* libev (http://software.schmorp.de/pkg/libev.html)
* cmake or autotools (for snapshots/releases the autotool generated files are included)
Build
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* snapshot/release with autotools:
./configure
make
* build from git: git://git.lighttpd.net/multiwatch.git
* with autotools:
./autogen.sh
./configure
make
* with cmake (should work with snapshots/releases too)
cmake .
make
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