[Backgroundrb-devel] [ANN] BackgrounDRb 1.0.3 release ( Requiem for a dream )

hemant gethemant at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 22:40:08 EST 2008


On Sun, Mar 2, 2008 at 9:06 AM, hemant <gethemant at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
>
>  BackgrounDRb 1.0.3 is available now. This release contains several bug
>  fixes, cleanups, test case coverage and brand new documentation.
>
>  A brief ChangeLog:
>
>  2008-02-28  hemant kumar  <hemant at shire>
>
>         * fixed some meory leaks.
>
>         * Implemented cleaner API for invoking tasks in workers
>
>         * Updated the documentation
>
>  2008-02-25  hemant kumar  <hemant at shire>
>
>         * Commited Patch by Alex which lets BackgrounDRb to have command line
>  arguments and loading of specific environments
>         through command line argument.
>
>  2008-02-14  hemant kumar  <hemant at shire>
>
>         * Added TestCases for Cron Triggers, Meta Workers and stuff. We are
>  heading towards proper code coverage with test/spec.
>
>         * Added preliminary support for starting a worker on demand through
>  scheduler. What it means is, when you have a worker which is getting
>         scheduled very less frequently and you don't want the worker to
>  persist, you can ask BackgrounDRb to restart the worker on each
>  schedule.
>
>         * Fixed some unreported issues with writing data to socket between
>  workers and stuff.
>
>         * Fixed issues with too many open connections, because connections
>  were not getting closed. BackgrounDRb now opens only one connection,
>  which is
>         reused throughout the lifecycle of rails application.
>
>         * Fixed all outstanding issues with Cron triggers, BackgrounDRb now
>  explicitly depends on "chronic" gem.
>
>         * Removed Framework directory and BackgrounDRb now explicitly depends
>  on packet gem.
>
>
>  We also did lot of work on documentation and new docs are available at:
>
>  http://backgroundrb.rubyforge.org
>
>  Credits:
>  * Dale cook for helping out with documentation.
>  * Alex for awesome patches.
>  * Ezra and Skaar for taking BackgrounDRb so far.
>  * Francis Cianfrocca for EventMachine and inspiration.

Also, although development has moved to gitorious, SVN mirrors are
updated with latest code. User

./script/backgroundrb --version

to find out which version, you are running.


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