[Backgroundrb-devel] Can BackgrounDrb help me?

Mason Hale masonhale at gmail.com
Sun Feb 4 14:48:46 EST 2007

Hi Robert --

Can you elaborate a bit on what you are trying to do, exactly? What do you
mean by "ActiveRecord stuff"?


On 2/4/07, Robert Jones <jonesieboy at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have a big report to produce from a Rails app that takes several minutes
> to put together.  I hoped backgroundrb would be able to pull together all
> the ActiveRecord stuff in the background then throw it back to Rails for
> rendering.
> It seems, however, that I can't pass an array of ActiveRecord objects from
> the worker back to Rails.  Do I have that right?
> Another possibility was to do the rendering in the worker and send back a
> text variable.  I got erb rendering working thanks to the tips from Jacob
> Robbins, but none of the ActionView helpers like "image_tag" are
> recognised.  Can anyone tell me how to make that happen?
> Any suggestions gratefully received.
> Robert Jones
> http://www.jonesieboy.co.uk/blog
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