Autorespawn

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Autorespawn is an implementation of the popular autoreload scheme, which reloads Ruby program files when they change, but instead execs/spawns the underlying program again. This avoids common issues related to the load mechanism.

Usage

Require all the files you need autorespawn to watch and then do

Autorespawn.autorespawn do
   # Add the program's functionality here
end

If you touch ARGV and $0, you will want to pass the program and arguments explicitely

Autorespawn.autorespawn 'program', 'argument0', 'argument1' do
end

Installation

Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'autorespawn'

And then execute:

$ bundle

Or install it yourself as:

$ gem install autorespawn

Usage

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Development

After checking out the repo, run bundle install to install dependencies. Then, run rake test to run the tests.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to rubygems.org.

Contributing

Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/doudou/autorespawn.

License

The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.