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"James B. Byrne" 01-31-2012 04:30 PM

mod_rails under Apache under Centos 6
On Mon, January 30, 2012 12:12, Boris Epstein wrote:
> Hello listmates,
> For some reason we don't seem to be able to launch a
> Ruby-on-rails
> application ( ) on a CentOS 6
> machine under Apache.
> Nor can I find a mod_rails as a separate package for it.
> Would anyone have
> any idea what we might be doing wrong?
> Thanks.
> Boris.

There is no mod-rails rpm package for any distro that I am
aware of. Mod-rails is a rubygem available from and is named passenger. You will
need Rubygems installed, which is part of the default
ruby-1.8.7 package install on CentOS-6.

Installing mod-rails has two parts: First install the
passenger gem (# gem passenger). Next, run the
appropriate build command for the httpd server that you
are using, Apache or Nginx (#
passenger-install-apache2-module). You will require a
complete http development build environment for this to


This question really belongs on the mailing list.

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