[dancer-users] Explicitly defining location of config.yml (current hitch on path to running Dancer as a service)

Stefan Hornburg (Racke) racke at linuxia.de
Fri Sep 16 10:31:52 BST 2016

On 09/16/2016 11:27 AM, Nik Mitev wrote:
> Hi,
> A quick update, to make sure no one wastes time answering my initial question...
> Location of the config file is not the issue - within my main app file (where the routes are defined), the config hash
> contains all of the configuration, and the config.yml location. In a plugin I wrote however a part of the configuration
> is missing - not even all of it.
> All that's left is for me to figure out why :)
> Nik

Hello Nik,

maybe you can share the code of the plugin - so we might spot the problem in there.


> On 15/09/16 13:55, Nik Mitev wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I have  a small app running on a server for restricted use, and want to
>> have it as a standard service.
>> Unfortunately DaemonTools is not available as an official rpm for Red
>> Hat, so I can't use it. I installed Ubic and tried with that, but gave
>> it up when I could not find a way to get it to work under HTTPS.
>> As a last resort wrote a loader script which uses Systemd::Daemon and
>> runs as a simple supervisor service which starts/reloads/stops the
>> Dancer app.
>> So far so good, but the app once started does not seem to pick up
>> config.yml, and the database connection information in there - so the
>> app is running but cant do anything.
>> The problem seems to be that when started in this way it uses / as the
>> working directory, and there is no way to tell plackup to look elsewhere
>> for the config.
>> I tried this and that, but failing so far.
>> Happy to change the approach, but really hoping to be able to keep all
>> dependencies of the finished product within perl and my perlbrew folder.
>> Cheers,
>> Nik
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