On Thu, 2 Mar 2006, Jamey Cribbs wrote:

> Reto Schuettel wrote:
>
>> Hi 
>> Can anybody recommend an open source software which uses drb? It would
>> be interesting to see how other people have solved their problems with
>> drb...  (or other similar protocols). 
> I use drb in KirbyBase (http://netpromi.com/kirbybase_ruby.html) to allow it 
> to work in client/server mode.
>
> Jamey


ruby queue use a local drb server to do fork/exec jobs in another process.
this allows a pseudo-fork to occur in the middle of an sqlite transaction -
which is otherwise not allowed.

   http://www.linuxjournal.com/article/7922
   http://codeforpeople.com/lib/ruby/rq/
   http://raa.ruby-lang.org/project/rq/  # raa may be down attm


the files specific to drb

   http://codeforpeople.com/lib/ruby/rq/rq-2.3.1/lib/rq-2.3.1/jobrunnerdaemon.rb
   http://codeforpeople.com/lib/ruby/rq/rq-2.3.1/lib/rq-2.3.1/jobrunner.rb
   http://codeforpeople.com/lib/ruby/rq/rq-2.3.1/lib/rq-2.3.1/job.rb


regards.

-a

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