[Backgroundrb-devel] Can schedules START a worker?

hemant gethemant at gmail.com
Sat Jan 26 00:35:09 EST 2008

On Sat, Jan 26, 2008 at 4:49 AM, hemant <gethemant at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Scott,
>  On Jan 26, 2008 4:02 AM, Scott Ward <scott at shefield.com> wrote:
>  > Hi there,
>  >
>  > I'm just working on getting backgroundrb (1.0.1) up and running.  I'm no
>  > expert with ruby, etc, so I still don't quite get a few things.
>  >
>  > I have scheduled workers that run every few minutes.  That works fine.  I
>  > have other workers that run once per day or even once per week.  It doesn't
>  > make sense to have them running all the time.  I'd rather they just fire up
>  > when the time comes and shut down again.
>  >
>  > I thought I could "set_auto_load true" and that they would be started up
>  > when the schedule dictated.  Then I'd use "exit" at the end to stop them
>  > again.
>  >
>  > But apparently, the schedules only work on running workers.
>  >
>  > What am I missing?  What's the best way to handle workers that only need to
>  > take action once per day and therefore don't need to be running all the
>  > time?
>  Currently you can't. You will have to let the worker running, but if
>  you can bear with us for few weeks, I am working on getting a new
>  release of bdrb out of door and it will have this feature.

Scott, can you file a ticket regarding this, on :



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