[Backgroundrb-devel] timeout resp. handling of crash situations
tov-backgroundrb at overkamp.org
Thu Mar 12 16:11:40 EDT 2009
Am 12.03.2009 um 18:57 schrieb hemant:
> On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Tobias Overkamp
> <tov-backgroundrb at overkamp.org> wrote:
>> I want to make use of the "enq_method" call to make sure that no
>> will get lost but I can not see any mechanism for a housekeeping
>> after a
>> crash. Do I miss something or do I have to query the database
> Well if worker crashed for any reason, your unfinished tasks will
> remain marked as unfinished in bdrb_job_queue table and hence on
> restart you can decide what do do with them.
but do you have any suggestion how to do this via backgroundrb?
If I understand it correctly, it seems that a "taken" job will remain
into this state until I finish it (using the finished method) or I
perform an SQL update. Of course the SQL wouldn't be that hard but I
was just searching for an already implemented feature in backgroundrb.
Jonathan Wallace has just recommended me to use "god" as a supervising
daemon for backgroundrb (thanks for this, btw. :-) ). This will make
sure that the workers keep running after crashes, but will it clean up
the taken jobs?
Don't get me wrong: I think I'll find a solution for tidying up (and
of course I hope that my server will not crash that often) but somehow
I have the feeling that this functionality should be part of
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