[development] Queue as a supplement to cron

Boris Mann boris at bryght.com
Tue Mar 13 00:57:51 UTC 2007

On 3/12/07, Neil Drumm <drumm at delocalizedham.com> wrote:
> I sometimes find myself building a queue in a hook_cron()
> implementation. I decided to make a separate module for this,
> job_queue, http://drupal.org/project/job_queue. It provides an API
> which takes a function name and array of arguments for later execution
> on cron. The only UI is a list of queued function calls.
> Is this functionality something that people would like to see in core?
> Search module has a 'queue' of unindexed content, would it benefit
> from having an abstracted queue?

aggregator (and other, contrib-based aggregation) would benefit from
this as well, I believe.

Boris Mann
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