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What was wrong in my cron creating fucntion?

on 11/30/15, 5:07 AM 956 views

HI friends, I tried to create a mail alert through cron function, when there is no timesheet(hr.analytic.timesheet) entries not entered by last 2 days means.Here i posted my code that didnt worked,

from openerp.osv import osv, fields
class timesheet_mail_cron(osv.osv):
_description = "Cron for Timesheet"

def _cron_mail_timesheet(self, cr, uid, ids, context=None):
       today = fields.Date.from_string(fields.Date.today())
        timesheet_search = self.pool.get('hr.analytic.timesheet').search(cr, uid,[('date','<=', today )])
        print "timesheet search",timesheet_search
        timesheet = self.pool.get('hr.analytic.timesheet').browse(cr, uid, timesheet_search[0])
        print "timesheet",timesheet
        days = today - timesheet.date[0]
        print "days",days
       if days >= 2:
           template = self.pool.get('ir.model.data').get_object('asia_mail_alert_timesheet', 'email_timesheet_alert')
       return True

It throws error like -> TpeError: _cron_mail_timesheet() takes at least 4 arguments (3 given)

So plese anyone help me to resolve this issues.Thanks in advance


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Axel Mendoza
On 11/30/15, 5:25 AM

Hi @vadivel

Cron functions doesn't get called with ids as arguments, if you wanna receive ids you need to pass it as args in the cron definition or maybe you use the function in others places, so you have two choices:

1- remove the ids argument

2- give ids argument a default value


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Ankit H Gandhi(AHG)
On 11/30/15, 9:06 AM

Dear vadivel,

@ Axel is right

You have two option for ids

First : Remove the ids

Second: Set the ids=None


def _cron_mail_timesheet(self, cr, uid, context=None):


def _cron_mail_timesheet(self, cr, uid, ids=None, context=None):

Thanks & Regards,

Ankit H Gandhi.

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Asked: 11/30/15, 5:07 AM
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