cocoon-dev mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From Paul Russell <>
Subject Re: TestCronJob
Date Tue, 08 Jun 2004 07:20:59 GMT
On 7 Jun 2004, at 19:37, Jeremy Quinn wrote:
> On 7 Jun 2004, at 18:18, Paul Russell wrote:
>> Reading Jeremy's mail, it sounds like this is part test, and part 
>> 'BasicCronJob'. Can I suggest that we split the two things apart? 
>> Create a BasicCronJob which is configurable to call an arbitrary 
>> pipeline, and optionally log the results, and a separate TestCronJob 
>> which is there specifically for testing?
> I have a working one.
> I called it CocoonPipelineCronJob, it is configured from cocoon.xconf 
> with one parameter <pipeline>, this is then called as a 'cocoon://' 
> pipeline.
> If the logging level is set to 'info' for 'cron', the output of the 
> pipeline is written to the cron log.
> I use it for sending emails, but it could be used for other stuff like 
> updating indexes etc.
> I suppose it could be generalised by allowing it to access any source, 
> not just cocoon:// pipelines.
> It could be embellished by adding an option to allow it to output the 
> called pipeline to a WriteableSource.

Sounds good! Sounds like it would be worth making this part of the core 
distribution, though -- a number of people sound like they're after 
something like this..

Paul Russell

View raw message