I've just released Resque 1.25.0.pre! Resque is the most stable, widely-used job queue for Ruby. It uses Redis as its backing store.
This release is thanks to adelcambre, who took the time to get it over the finish line! <3
A total of 19 contributors helped out with this release, with 77 commits. Thank you to everyone!
You can see the full CHANGELOG here.
I am releasing this version as 'pre' due to one big change: a refactor to the forking code. This was introduced to fix a problem: the exit syscall raises a SystemExit Exception in ruby, its exit is treated as a failure, thus deregistering the worker. After the refactor + fix, things should be peachy. But please give the prerelease a try.
In addition, it has been discovered that we have accidentally introduced a SemVer violation back in v1.23.1: https://github.com/resque/resque/issues/1074
I take SemVer seriously, and apologize for this change. SemVer states that at this time, I should basically do whatever. Since this fixes a bug, I'm inclined to leave it in. If this introduces a significant problem for you, please let me know. Since others might now be relying on this new behavior, I'm not 100% sure what the best option is. Your feedback helps.
To get 1.25.0.pre installed, just use
$ gem install resque --pre
You can find the source on GitHub.