Lire::ReportSchedule(3) Object which reprents one periodical report generation.


use Lire::ReportJob;
use Lire::ReportSchedule;
my $store = Lire::DlfStore->open( 'aStore' );
my $job = new Lire::ReportJob( "webServer" );
my $cfg = $store->get_report_config( 'daily_www_report' );
$job->add_schedule( new Lire::ReportSchedule( 'daily', $cfg );
$job->run( 'daily', $store );


Lire::ReportSchedule objects together with Lire::OutputJob objects make it possible to configure all kind of periodical report generation. Whereas the Lire::OutputJob is used to represent the formatting of one generated report, the Lire::ReportSchedule represents such a generation. It will be use to generate periodically one XML report in a DlfStore using one report configuration file.

ReportSchedules grouped together in one ReportJob are assumed to generate compatible reports as far as merging is concerned. The idea is that previous reports generated in one ReportJob (according to different schedules) could be used as a data source when the DlfStore doesn't contain all the DLF records for the whole period. For example, if you don't keep one year of www DLF in your store, you could still generate an yearly report using the daily reports generated during the year.

new( $period, $cfg );

Creates a new Lire::ReportSchedule that will generates an XML report using the Lire::ReportConfig $cfg on a $period period. $period should be one of 'hourly', 'daily', 'weekly', 'monthly' or 'yearly'.


Returns the period of this ReportSchedule.

period_range( [ $time ] )

Returns the starting and ending boundaries of the schedule period which includes $time. (Defaults to now). The ending boundary is excluded from the period and the starting boundary is included.

report_config( [ $new_cfg ] )

Returns (and optionally change) the Lire::ReportConfig object to use for this schedule.

init_report_config( [ $time ] )

Returns the Lire::ReportConfig object with filters set. A FilterSpec will have been added to each section of the ReportConfig object which will restrict the reporting on the period defined for the scedule. The boundaries of the period are determined according to $time which defaults to now.

add_output_jobs( $job, ... )

Adds one or more Lire::OutputJob to the ReportSchedule object.


Returns the Lire::OutputJobs related to this object.

run( $store, $report_job, [$time] )

Generate a XML report and save it in the $store Lire::DlfStore. The report will be generated either using the DlfStreams or previously generated reports. Preferences is giving to generating the report using the Dlf data For more details, consult the documentation of find_report_source() in Lire::DlfStore(3pm).

The period for which the report will be generated is done using the $time parameter which defaults to now. For example, a 'daily' report will generate a report for the whole day (midnight-midnidht based on the day that $time represents).

Once the report is generated, all registered OutputJob will be run with the new report.


  Francis J. Lacoste <[email protected]>


$Id:,v 1.17 2006/07/23 13:16:29 vanbaal Exp $


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