[Backgroundrb-devel] backgroundrb 0.2.1 not supported on windows platform?

Eden Li eden.li at gmail.com
Wed Feb 28 22:17:09 EST 2007

If you just want to run a script periodically, backgroundrb might be
overkill for you.

Windows provides a cron-like service called "at".  You can configure
it on the commandline using "at" or via the Control Panel under
Administrative Tools.  More info at

On 2/28/07, medha kulkarni <medha_19 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I want to execute certain ruby script periodically in
> my rails application running on windows platform.
> I wanted to try out backgroundrb, but it seems that
> the support for Windows is deprecated with release
> 0.2.0 of BackgrounDRb.
> The latest release is 0.2.1 & the plugin still doesnt
> support windows platform. Can anyone throw more light
> on this?
> Also, can anyone suggest any alternative approach to
> run ruby script periodically in rails application on
> windows platform?
> Thanks in advance!
> ---------------------------------
> With Best Regards,
> Medha.
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