python call a procedure at the specified time

Von vontio at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 09:25:32 CEST 2010


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,
>>>>
>>>> --
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>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Nitin Pawar
>>>
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> Nitin Pawar
>
>
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