Buster

Hits a set of urls periodically to bust caches http://github.com/michaelxavier/Buster

Latest on Hackage:0.1.1

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MIT licensed and maintained by Michael Xavier

Buster

Build Status

Hey Brother!

Utility for periodically hitting URLs. The intended use case is forcing caches to be busted.

Building

Run make. Use a recent version of GHC. Requires cabal-dev.

Usage

buster config.yml

The program will log to stdout. If you want to reload the config without stopping the program, send it a HUP signal:

kill -HUP pid-of-buster

Configuration

Take a look in the example directory. Buster is configured with a yaml file:

verbose: true
monitor: false
log_file: /var/log/buster.log
urls:
- url: http://www.example.com
  interval: 5
  method: GET
- url: http://www.example.net
  interval: 2
  method: GET

Interval is measured in seconds. Monitor will begin auto-loading your config. If you have a process running and you decide you want the config monitored, send a HUP to the process and from then on it will monitor the file. If no log_file config is specified, it will log to stdout.

Status

The project currently works. Here are some improvements I want to make

  • Release to hackage

Development

  1. Fork the project.
  2. Make your changes in a feature branch.
  3. Run tests with make test.
  4. Send a pull request.
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