TaskForest - A simple but expressive job scheduler that allows you to chain jobs/tasks and create time dependencies. Uses text config files to specify task dependencies.
This is version 1.36.
With the TaskForest Job Scheduler you can:
Over the years TaskForest has migrated from a collection of simple perl modules to a full-fledged system. I have found that putting the documentation in a single POD is getting much more difficult. You can now find the latest documetation on the TaskForest website located at
If you run the included web server, you will also find a complete copy of the documentation on the included web site.
For an up-to-date bug listing and to submit a bug report, please send an email to the TaskForest Discussion Mailing List at "taskforest-discuss at lists dot sourceforge dot net"
For support, please visit our website at http://www.taskforest.com/ or send an email to the TaskForest Discussion Mailing List at "taskforest-discuss at lists dot sourceforge dot net"
Aijaz A. Ansari http://www.taskforest.com/
The following developers have graciously contributed patches to enhance TaskForest:
Please see the 'Changes' file for details. If you have contributed code, and your name is not on the above list, please accept my apologies and let me know, so that I may give you credit.
If you're using this program, I would love to hear from you. Please send an email to the TaskForest Discussion Mailing List at "taskforest-discuss at lists dot sourceforge dot net" and let me know what you think of it.
Many thanks to the following for their help and support:
I would also like to thank Randal L. Schwartz for teaching the readers of the Feb 1999 issue of Web Techniques how to write a pre-forking web server, the code upon which the TaskForest Web server is built.
I would also like to thank the fine developers at Yahoo! for providing yui to the open source community.
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself - specifically, the Artistic License.
The full text of the license can be found in the LICENSE file included with this module.