[tpm] Flexible scheduling scripts

Kartik Thakore thakore.kartik at gmail.com
Wed Sep 30 17:07:19 PDT 2009

Can you give me a hint for handling large config files?

Kartik Thakore

On 30-Sep-09, at 7:15 PM, Viktor Pavlenko <vvp at cogeco.ca> wrote:

>>>>>> "SW" == Stuart Watt <stuart at morungos.com> writes:
>    SW> Kartik Thakore wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>> After building an arsenal of Perl scripts to ease my work load
>>> I am looking for a way to schedule this perl scripts. When I
>>> say flexibilty I would like to be able to change a text file
>>> the scheduler is running against and not have to restart the
>>> scheduler.
>    SW> It might be worth looking at TaskForest
>    SW> (http://www.taskforest.com/), which is a Perl scheduler and
>    SW> claims to do a lot of this. We did look at this, as we needed
>    SW> some of this functionality, but (a) we were using Windows
>    SW> mostly, and (b) we needed to run things in parallel with
>    SW> dependencies, so we ended up crafting a different approach. It
>    SW> may be worth looking into, though.
> I wish I could publish the code I wrote for my company (some 2500
> lines of dense perl) but my request to release it under GPL is still
> in the air. Before writing it myself I did look at what's available
> out there ... nothing is. TaskForest is pathetic, SOS is terribly
> complicated and buggy.
> Kartik, your approach is good, just add more features as you need
> them.
> -- 
> Viktor

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