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Re^2: Parent/Child,Boss/Worker->IPC suggestions

by josh803316 (Beadle)
on Jun 30, 2009 at 07:34 UTC ( #775934=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Parent/Child,Boss/Worker->IPC suggestions
in thread Parent/Child,Boss/Worker->IPC suggestions

Yes, my original design was to have gearman do this for me but the problem I've been facing is shared memory, communication between parent and child workers and blocking during a long running gearman worker process....
I wasn't sure how to create a manager/worker setup, all on the gearman worker side. I guess I could have the manager be a gearman worker and a gearman client at the same time. (Thoughts??).

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Re^3: Parent/Child,Boss/Worker->IPC suggestions
by perrin (Chancellor) on Jun 30, 2009 at 15:14 UTC
    Yeah, I advise you not to use shared memory. I'd keep state in a database, and use signals if you need to interrupt running processes to shut them down.

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