Best pick for time-based 'event' looping?

Peter Corlett abuse at
Thu Apr 16 09:50:27 BST 2009

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 06:16:56PM -0700, Randy J. Ray wrote:
> What I'm looking for is a best-of-breed sort of CPAN solution for a
> job-queue processor in which the jobs are run based on time. Not quite
> "cron", mind you, but not too different from that. In essence:

What you described sounds awfully like at(1), and the crufty hacks people
used on VMS to do a cron-equivalent. (VMS only had an at-equivalent when I
last poked at it.)

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