[erlang-questions] ANNOUNCEMENT: Chronos 0.0.1 timer utility

Torben Hoffmann torben.lehoff@REDACTED
Sat Feb 25 20:37:50 CET 2012

On 25/2/12 13:28 , Kirill Zaborsky wrote:
> I think it can be seen in 
> https://github.com/lehoff/chronos/commit/b9612ea73090f8037b47dc9b77045b3344df05cd 
> BTW I do not understand why rebar support was removed (I think it's 
> not a problem to have a branch with rebar support for people who use it).
Chronos wil build with rebar as it is right now - I tested that. Given 
the lack of a rebar.config file it will not grab gproc, but there is a 
reason for this.

I took out the rebar.config since I doubt I will ever have a specific 
version need for gproc, so instead of imposing a specific version or 
just run with the latest I wanted to make it clear that the user has to 
try things out and handle potential conflicting needs for gproc.

I had all the good intentions of clearly explaining this, but as you all 
know the road to hell is paved with good intentions...

I will provide a pseudo .rel file and an INSTALL file so that it becomes 
clear to people how to use Chronos.


> Kind regards,
> Kirill Zaborsky
> 2012/2/25 Zabrane Mickael <zabrane3@REDACTED <mailto:zabrane3@REDACTED>>
>     Hi Torben,
>     It seems that *chronos* depends on *gproc*. Right?
>     Which version of *gproc* are you using as there are plenty of
>     forks on github?
>     https://github.com/uwiger/gproc/network
>     Nice work ...
>     N.B: IMHO, you should adapt the doc accordingly
>     Regards,
>     Zabrane
>     On Feb 24, 2012, at 9:00 AM, Torben Hoffmann wrote:
>>     To whom it may concern.
>>     I have released Chronos-0.0.1 at https://github.com/lehoff/chronos
>>     Chronos is a small timer utility that can help deal with timers
>>     without too much bookkeeping and suggest a design of components
>>     that makes it easy to test the functionality of timers without
>>     having to wait for them to expire.
>>     There is also a short overview of the existing timer solutions
>>     since you might have a problem that is better solved with
>>     something else than Chronos.
>>     Chronos comes with a QuickCheck test suite and an example of how
>>     to abstract time from your tests.
>>     Feedback is most welcome!
>>     Cheers,
>>     Torben
>>     -- 
>>     http://www.linkedin.com/in/torbenhoffmann
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