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Discussion on: Cron jobs in Rails: A simple guide to ACTUALLY using the Whenever gem (now with tasks!)

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Isatou

Hi, new to rails here, running rails g task keeps over writing my rake file, do you have any idea why that could be? any help would be appreciated greatly!

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Risa Fujii Author

Hi, why are you running rails g task multiple times? You only need to create the task once. Running the task is done via a command like rails batch:send_messages (Example taken from my blog post, please use your actual task name and namespace).

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