Subject: Re: saving image with cmucl (for portable allegroserve app)
From: (Rob Warnock)
Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 01:51:18 -0500
Newsgroups: comp.lang.lisp
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David <> wrote:
| This is what I really like about doing this kind of thing in Lisp -
| being able to fix/enhance the server without stopping it from running.
| Obviously a certain amount of care has to be taken, but I test
| significant things on another copy first, and I've had remarkable
| success in not killing the live server so far.

Ditto. I just added [after lots of testing on a development mirror,
of course!] a major feature to a production web app [Apache + CMUCL +
PostgreSQL] for which the Lisp image has been running continuously since
December, 2004. It was indeed nice to not have to shutdown/restart...  ;-}


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