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From Bill Farner <wfar...@apache.org>
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?

-=Bill

On Mon, Apr 20, 2015 at 11:42 AM, Zameer Manji <zmanji@apache.org> 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 <
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/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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