[Koha] zebraqueue and cron jobs

Tomas Cohen Arazi tomascohen at gmail.com
Wed Nov 3 12:01:36 NZDT 2010

On Tue, Nov 2, 2010 at 6:52 PM, Chris Cormack <chris at bigballofwax.co.nz> wrote:
> On 3 November 2010 10:31, Paul A. <paul.a at aandc.org> wrote:
>> Appendix 12.2 to the new Koha 3.2 manual suggests running rebuild_zebra.pl as a
>> Cron job every n minutes. However, the zebraqueue_daemon appears to
>> automatically update the biblio database as and when needed.
>> Could someone kindly explain the necessity of the Cron job? We are having a few
>> problems finding sufficient "system level" documentation.
> Do NOT use the zebraqueue_daemon.
> The cron job is a far safer option, the daemon is due to be removed
> (or completely rewritten), it has memory leaks.

I proposed a quick fix that works without adding too much code:
assuming the code from rebuild_zebra was right, this approach should
make it:



and I tried to explain the situation, based on the answers I got in
the IRC and koha-dev/patches list, and the solution we implemented,


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