[Backgroundrb-devel] OS dependence

P Baker me at retrodict.com
Thu Jul 31 10:03:07 EDT 2008

Ok. So I upgraded to the git version of backgroundrb and now experience the
same results on mac 10.5.3 and debian. The problem is that ask_result
doesn't seem to work at all. Hemant, is the move towards using memcached for
passing results/status queries a sign that native ruby handling of that will
be (is?) deprecated?


On 7/31/08, hemant <gethemant at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 6:26 PM, P Baker <me at retrodict.com> wrote:
> > Granted there is inherent scalability problems in Ruby. I'm not really
> > planning on storing more than status markers in the cache. I'm so
> reluctant
> > to implement memcached on our stack because I don't see the need for it
> at
> > this point. I can see the argument for large scale websites and the need
> to
> > pass such large numbers of objects, but I don't think I fit into either
> of
> > those categories.
> >
> > I've read your hints on debugging backgroundrb, which suggested running
> the
> > git version, although I'm also looking for stability. What is the
> stability
> > like of the master git branch? Since that requires the git version of
> > packet, what's the stability of 'edge' packet?
> For running git version of backgroundrb you don't need git version of
> packet. Latest gem will do.
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