[Backgroundrb-devel] where do uncaught exceptions printouts go?
ml at e4net.com
Wed Jul 12 18:36:40 EDT 2006
Was this update checked into rubyforge, because script/plugin update says the plugin doesn't exist?
Ezra Zygmuntowicz wrote:
> Ok, I just committed an update to the plugin. I fixed exception
> handling so if your workers throw an error the full error message,
> class of error and complete backtrace will get printed to the log
> file. Sorry about the hassle finding this bug. It happened when I
> added the job canceling and handling code. I forgot to put the begin
> rescue end block inside of the Thread.new block. Its all fixed now.
> I also added Michael Klien's accessed based timestamps patch. It
> doesn't change the external interface to how you use things but it
> changes the way timestamps are stored. Now timestamps are stored as a
> hash of attributes instead of an array. This allows workers expiry to
> act like sessions in that the time to live will be updated evey time
> a worker is accessed. So it will update the timestamp when it gets
> accessed and push the time to live forward again. This allows the
> worker to expire based on time to live since the worker was last
> accessed. So this worker will expire 300 seconds after the last time
> it was accessed.
> session[:job_key] = MiddleMan.new_worker(:class => :foo_worker,
> :args => "Bar",
> :ttl => 300,
> :expire_type => :accessed )
> I also added a CONTRIBUTORS file to the plugin. Please have a look
> and remind me if I missed anyone who had a patch or enhancement applied.
> I am in the process of adding breakpoint support to the plugin so
> you can set breakpoints and inspect your workers and other state.
> Along with this will be a small stats system so you can get stats
> about all your running workers and timestamps and what the drb server
> is working on. Should have this stuff done this week some time.
> PS. Thanks everyone for using and abusing this to help ferret out any
> bugs and missing features. This is a fun plugin to work on and with
> and I think it will only get better.
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