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  • by miyagawa (1653) on 2010.03.11 20:07 (#71767) Homepage Journal

    TheSchwartz isn't dead, it's just so stable. We use heavily on our production sites such as every day. We own the maintenance bit on that module so we can ship if there are critical bugs etc. which we haven't heard any yet.

    Gearman could be made reliable if you use Brian's C Gearman server, while you can still use the Gearman perl binding []

    • TheSchwartz: CPAN Testers PASS (2) FAIL (136)

      Patch was available in 2008: []

      • Yes, that's a shame and I will try to upload the new version soon.

        But as you can see from the patches, that's not a code fix, just a bad test. Not something considered as dead / unused.

      • It was fixed on the SVN repo more than an year ago but no CPAN release has been made, which was now done a few minutes ago.

    • Thanks for information!

      C Gearman server does not retry jobs if a worker returns failure.

      But it looks like we can trick it to retry by dropping connection from worker.

      • > C Gearman server does not retry jobs if a worker returns failure.

        Because returning a failure is not an error :)