[Backgroundrb-devel] Severe Bug with daylight saving time?

hemant gethemant at gmail.com
Mon Mar 30 08:31:21 EDT 2009

On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 3:29 PM, Till Vollmer <till at mindmeister.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> we have encountered a severe bug in backgroundrb last weekend.
> On Sunday at 20:00 (EST) backgroundrb launched infinite workers of
> notification_worker and our server was killed because of memory consumption.
> :backgroundrb:
>   :port: 11006
>   :ip:
>   :persistent_disabled: true # turn this off if your application doesn't use
> backgroundrb's persistent/enqueued tasks system
>   :persistent_delay: 10 # the time (seconds) between each time backgroundrb
> checks the database for enqueued tasks
> :schedules:
>   :notification_worker:
>     :do_it:
>       :trigger_args: 0 30 */4 * * * *
> We think that it might be related to daylight saving time.
> Any hints appreciated.

Were you using reload_on_schedule ?? But yes, the bug do seem like
triggered by DST, I will be pushing out an update that will contain
the fix.

BTW, were you able to recover the worker?

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