python call a procedure at the specified time

Nitin Pawar nitinpawar432 at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 09:44:08 CEST 2010


cron is daemon running which maps the tasks with the frequency

if you want to run a task at a specific time, you can schedule it for the
same

if you need any help, ping on gtalk, can help you out

Thanks,
Nitin

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 1:05 PM, Von <vontio at gmail.com> wrote:

> I have read the cron man page just now,It says that cron wakes up every
> minute to check task.
> I will try install/uninstall with cron.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 3:25 PM, Von <vontio at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Thanks Nitin,I wonder how cron works,does it create a timer thread for
>> each task?
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 2:35 PM, Nitin Pawar <nitinpawar432 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> I think to do so either you will need to schedule a cron or write a
>>> daemon process which will run continuously.
>>> Assuming that its running only once a day or say timely manner daemon
>>> will be a  costly affair for system resources
>>>
>>> To schedule crons for python, this might be useful (using yaml)
>>>
>>> http://code.google.com/appengine/docs/python/config/cron.html#About_cron_yaml
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> Nitin
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 11:54 AM, Von <vontio at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Nitin,I need a python solution for that.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 2:15 PM, Nitin Pawar <nitinpawar432 at gmail.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> are you looking for something like cron?
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 11:43 AM, Von <vontio at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>> I have a python script running behind the scene,and I need it to call
>>>>>> a method on sunday 9 o'clock.
>>>>>> I get an idea,that I get the current time,and calculate the seconds to
>>>>>> sunday 9 o'clock,
>>>>>>  then sleep these seconds and call my method,I think there could be an
>>>>>> elegant way to resolve this.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Regards,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> http://mail.python.org/mailman/listinfo/python-list
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Nitin Pawar
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Nitin Pawar
>>>
>>>
>>
>


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Nitin Pawar
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