On 4/4/06 9:48 AM, "azrael / cream.org" <azrael / cream.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 04, 2006 at 10:36:24PM +0900, James Edward Gray II wrote:
>> On Apr 4, 2006, at 6:30 AM, Robert Dober wrote:
>> 
>>> Rewriting cron in ruby
>> 
>> Call me crazy, but that one sounds like fun to me.  :D
> 
> You should aim high, and think "bigger than cron".
> 
> Create one convention-over-configuration Ruby program with Needles that
> can replace crond, atd, init, supervise, inetd and anything else that
> starts a program ever; make it supports port-proxying, lazy loading of
> services, signal handling, session-handling and automatic dependency
> discovery. *Then* you're talking.
> 
> Cron? Tchoh.
> 

Then watch as people gleefully hack into the newly started
RubyCronolithOfTheGods.

Could be fun though.

Zed A. Shaw
http://www.zedshaw.com/
http://mongrel.rubyforge.org/