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From Bill Farner <>
Subject Re: Removing locks for Crons
Date Mon, 20 Apr 2015 18:46:56 GMT
To clarify - i assume you mean you would like to have the client stop
securing a lock when dealing with cron jobs?


On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 11:42 AM, Zameer Manji <> wrote:

> Folks,
> As I mentioned on our IRC meeting today, I want to remove locks for cron
> jobs. All cron operations are atomic (create, update, kill, deschedule)
> which makes creating locks unnecessary. Locks currently mean that if there
> is a failed operation on a cron job, a user must run `aurora job
> cancel-update` to release the lock before attempting again. This is a
> pretty poor UX if operations on crons are atomic.
> I have filed AURORA-1286 <
>> to
> track this. Please voice your concerns on this thread or on the ticket.
> Bill mentioned on IRC that locks might die out naturally as a result of
> removing the client side updater but I would like to get this change done
> earlier.
> --
> Zameer Manji

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