python call a procedure at the specified time

Von vontio at gmail.com
Wed Sep 15 12:53:57 CEST 2010


I used timer way,and I found that threading.Timer didn't work with PyQt,so I
used QTimer instead,and it did work.

On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 3:44 PM, Nitin Pawar <nitinpawar432 at gmail.com>wrote:

> 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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