[Backgroundrb-devel] pre-release version of backgroundrbavailable now from svn

Andre Borrelly andre at myavalaunch.com
Mon Nov 5 14:40:42 EST 2007

On Mon, 5 Nov 2007 22:21:55 +0530, hemant <gethemant at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > You will find support for schedules very rough around the edges.
>> > Reason is, You can use
>> >
>> > add_periodic_timer(5) { foo_job }
> Ok, I guess new release has been quite cold, with lots of changes from
> existing practices. May be, time to implement some more interesting
> ideas. I am still working on couple of things and I am a bit confused
> on how to export a plugin from a project. I am using svn export, and
> svn import to export the current plugin, but it kinda sucks.
> If you guys have some opinions, about developing a plugin with a rails
> project, please mention.
> Now, here is the interesting part. I am working to implement
> "runt"(http://runt.rubyforge.org/) temporal expressions in
> backgroundrb, so as you can schedule tasks such as billing and stuff
> more easily.
> What you guys, think? Will it be useful to takeout existing cron style
> scheduling from trunk and implement a runt interface in experimental
> version?

My vote would be to see multiple scheduler classes: simple scheduler, cron scheduler, runt scheduler, etc.
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