Livecode Server on Digital Ocean

Mike Bonner bonnmike at gmail.com
Sun Jun 7 16:27:46 EDT 2015


Hmm, no, I don't think you can run lc server as a daemon. Especially as you
describe. The server itself isn't set up to listen on a socket.
 Much if it would depend on your need.  I'm sure you could write something
in LC proper and have it start on server start.  But being single threaded,
if you hit it too hard, and often, the response times wouldn't be great. It
might be possible to add it to services in such a way that when the
listening port is hit, an executable instance is launched (like lc server
does, except apache is listening, and fires up an instance of the engine
when needed)
Unfortunately, its been So long since I did any real administration, I'm
shooting in the dark.  Hopefully one of the heavy linux hitters can chime
in on this one.

On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 1:30 PM, David Bovill <david at viral.academy> wrote:

> That's great. I'm thinking of getting a LiveCode based server daemon up and
> running - so it can talk to a node based server using sockets - can you run
> LiveCode server as a daemon?
>
> On 7 June 2015 at 21:04, Mike Bonner <bonnmike at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I just got it running on a droplet.
> > I chose lamp 14.04 (ubuntu) so that I didn't have to mess with setting up
> > apache and all by hand.
> > After droplet creation, I logged into the console with the browser based
> > vnc and used wget to grab the 64bit version of lc server 7.0.4
> > then..
> > apt-get install unzip
> > so that I could unzip the file
> >
> > unzip <lc server filename>
> > to expand the contents.
> >
> > chmod 755 livecode-community-server
> > to make it executable
> >
> > then
> > mv livecode-community-server /usr/lib/cgi-bin
> > mv externals /usr/lib/cgi-bin
> > mv drivers /usr/lib/cgi-bin
> > to move the files to the correct location (I could hvae unzipped them
> > there)
> >
> > Then..
> > a2enmod actions
> > a2enmod cgi
> > to enabled the actions and cgi mods
> >
> > Then the following..
> > cd /etc/apache2/sites-enabled
> > nano 000-default.conf
> >
> > in the editor I added the 2 required lines as follows right before the
> end
> > </virtualhost> line
> > Action lc-script /cgi-bin/livecode-community-server
> > AddHandler lc-script .lc
> >
> > I did NOT uncomment the line that says to include the serve-cgi-bin.conf
> >
> > ctrl-x yes to save, enter to keep the file name (make sure you don't
> change
> > it)
> >
> > then
> > service apache2 restart
> >
> > You may get a message on restart about not being able to reliably
> determine
> > the servers domain name, depending on how things are currently set up.
> >
> > After restart, I created a simple file /var/www/html/test.lc
> > and put in it
> > <?lc
> > put random(542545)
> > ?>
> > Then I went to the droplets ip..
> > http://104.236.131.29/test.lc and voila' it works.
> >
> > On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 10:52 AM, David Bovill <david at viral.academy>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Anyone got any experience of running LiveCode server on Digital Ocean?
> > I'd
> > > love to get one up and running - happy to share / record a tutorial on
> > > HowTo do this so others can benefit.
> > >
> > > Longer term aim is to create a Docker container for Livecode to make
> this
> > > real simple for people?
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