I would either fix cron or use
at(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/At_(Unix_command))

While all these options work, in a production environment I wouldnt
feel right with a scheduling system of some sort. autosys/cron/at etc.


On 6/6/06, Hunter <walkerhunter / gmail.com> wrote:
> Jeff Pritchard wrote:
> > Not to be contrarian, but pickaxe page 180 says that ARGV[0] is not the
> > name of the program (unlike in C).  There's other stuff I don't get
> > about your snippet as well.
> > Why ["ruby" + ARGV]????  Seems like you're using + to add an array to a
> > string?  Can you explain it for us newbies?
> >
> > Working from Pickaxe page 180 I would have come up with something like:
> > sleep 180                                      # obvious
> > pieces = [ruby, $0].concat(ARGV)  # $0 is program name
> > exec pieces.join(' ')                        # to string and execute it
> >
> > BTW, many rubyist's would, I think, stick the .join(' ') on the end of
> > the array composition, like this:
> > exec [ruby, $0].concat(ARGV).join(' ')
> >
> > Is there a move away from such Perlish pursuits, or are you still
> > considered a "Sheila" if you split things like this up into more easily
> > understandable pieces?
> >
> > thanks,
> > jp
> >
> >
> > unknown wrote:
> >> On Wed, 7 Jun 2006, Hunter Walker wrote:
> >>
> >>>
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> >>
> >>
> >> sleep 180
> >> exec ["ruby" + ARGV].join(' ')
> >>
> >> -a
>
> I just got an error when I tried the code below:
>
> exec ["ruby" + ARGV].join(' ')
>
> I'll try the code you suggested, JP.  Thanks!
>
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