[Mono-dev] Web Application recycling politics

Gonzalo Paniagua Javier gonzalo.mono at gmail.com
Fri May 8 12:47:09 EDT 2009

On Fri, 2009-05-08 at 10:26 +0200, APS wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using Mono 2.0.1 on openSuse to run a 2.0 web application hosted 
> on Apache2 with mod_mono.
> I would like to understand when the application is recycled.
> MS Framework restarts application when web.config is modified, when 
> an assembly is overwritten and sometimes also when an aspx page is modified.
> I saw that, in Mono, saving web.config doesn't force the application 
> to be recycled and I've to restart apache2 to see the new configuration.
> How Mono check if the application has to be recycled?
> Thanks in advance. 

The application will be restarted if global.asax or the top-level
web.config are modified (not sure if other web.config files might
trigger that too) or if there's a any change in the dlls in the bin


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