[Backgroundrb-devel] backgroundrb scheduler

Charlie Bowman charlesmbowman at gmail.com
Mon Jun 4 16:13:35 EDT 2007


Thanks for the quick reply!  I'll definitely take your advice on this.

On 6/4/07, Ezra Zygmuntowicz <ezmobius at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> CHarlie-
>
>         If all you need is nightly type jobs then bdrb is not the right
> choice,. I would just use cron and script/runner.
>
> Cheers-
> -Ezra
>
> On Jun 4, 2007, at 12:57 PM, Charlie Bowman wrote:
>
> > I've been having a terrible time with the backgroundrb scheduler.
> > The issues I'm having is that the scheduled actions aren't ran at
> > all and if they do, the process stays around forever.  I'm using
> > the backgroundrb as a nightly cron to run some accounting operations.
> >
> > questions:
> > 1. How can I have the process destroyed after the worker completes?
> > 2.  Any idea on what would keep the prcesses from being started.
> > The backgroundrb.log is empty.  I'll post the backgroundrb_server.log
> > 3.  Is backgroundrb even the right choice for nightly rails crons?
> >
> > Thanks for any help, and of course for backgroundrb!
> >
> > Charlie
> >
> > This is the backgroundrb_server.log for last night.  It called and
> > ran this worker but none of the rest (about 7 others).  Again,
> > nothing was written to the backgroundrb.log.   all the workers run
> > fine when manually called, and even run fine some of the time
> > through cron.
> >
> > 20070604-06:00:00 (29111) Schedule triggered: #<struct #<Class:
> > 0xb7a2a5ac> job=#<Proc:0xb7982dac@/var/www/companyapp/releases/
> > 20070531073057/vendor/plugins/backgroundrb/server/lib/backgroundrb/
> > middleman.rb:355>, trigger=#<BackgrounDRb::CronTrigger:0xb7366cc0
> > @sec=[0], @wday=0..6, @min=[0], @month=1..12, @hour=[6], @year=nil,
> > @day=1..31, @cron_expr="0 0 6 * * * *">, earliest=Mon Jun 04
> > 06:00:00 EDT 2007, last=Mon Jun 04 06:00:00 EDT 2007>
> > 20070604-10:00:03 (29111) Starting worker: collect_worker collect
> > (collect_worker_collect) ()
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