[Dancer-users] do something after sending response
xsawyerx at gmail.com
Thu Aug 11 20:40:11 CEST 2011
On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 9:37 PM, Colin Keith <colinmkeith at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 2:27 PM, David Precious <davidp at preshweb.co.uk>
> > On Thursday 11 August 2011 18:17:47 David Precious wrote:
> >> Another possible alternative would be to fork a new process that will do
> >> the stuff in the background, whilst the original process continues
> But as I thought about it a little more I realised that Dancer is
> usually used in an application situation (is it application, daemon,
> or some other term?) and so Dancer itself would keep running, unlike a
> CGI script, and so be able to manage the child processes. You could
> queue extra data if there are too many child processes or if the load
> is too high, etc. You shouldn't even need to serialize it as the OP
> mentioned unless it is large and you don't want it in memory or for
> data safety in case of a restart of the application.
Actually, since Dancer is run on top of PSGI (not necessarily, but mainly),
it means that you could use the AnyEvent PSGI server and push stuff to be
run in async, on your own.
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