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MailCommon::ScheduledTask Class Referenceabstract

#include <jobscheduler.h>

Inheritance diagram for MailCommon::ScheduledTask:

Public Member Functions

 ScheduledTask (const Akonadi::Collection &folder, bool immediate)
Akonadi::Collection folder () const
bool isImmediate () const
virtual ScheduledJobrun ()=0
virtual int taskTypeId () const =0

Detailed Description

A scheduled task is some information about a folder job that should be run later.

As long as it's not running, it's called a "task", i.e. something that needs to be done. Tasks are managed by the JobScheduler.

Definition at line 33 of file jobscheduler.h.

Constructor & Destructor Documentation

◆ ScheduledTask()

ScheduledTask::ScheduledTask ( const Akonadi::Collection & folder,
bool immediate )

Creates a scheduled task for a given folder.

If immediate is true, the scheduler will run this task as soon as possible (but won't interrupt a currently running job for it).

Definition at line 10 of file jobscheduler.cpp.

Member Function Documentation

◆ folder()

Akonadi::Collection ScheduledTask::folder ( ) const

The folder which this task is supposed to handle, 0 if it was deleted meanwhile.

Definition at line 16 of file jobscheduler.cpp.

◆ isImmediate()

bool ScheduledTask::isImmediate ( ) const

Definition at line 21 of file jobscheduler.cpp.

◆ run()

virtual ScheduledJob * MailCommon::ScheduledTask::run ( )
pure virtual

Run this task, i.e.

create a job for it. Important: the job's execute() method must either call open() on the folder or storage immediately, or abort (deleting itself). Usually, that job should also be cancellable. Otherwise (if the open() is delayed) an unrelated open() could happen first and mess things up. If for some reason (e.g. a folder is deleted) nothing should be done, return 0.

Implemented in MailCommon::ScheduledExpireTask.

◆ taskTypeId()

virtual int MailCommon::ScheduledTask::taskTypeId ( ) const
pure virtual

An identifier for the type of task (a bit like QListViewItem::rtti).

This allows to automatically prevent two identical tasks from being scheduled for the same folder. To circumvent this feature and make every task unique, return 0 here.

Implemented in MailCommon::ScheduledExpireTask.

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