hi, thanks for the reply. i will look up docs that discuss cron. i'm sorry but i didn't get what you mean by "m/c". please explain. thanks!
regards, ric DL Neil wrote: > > has anyone here created an application using > > background processes? what i have in mind > > is to be able to run the background process > > once a day to check for files that are more than > > 5 days old and delete them. thanks in advance. > > ric, > > PHP (and scripts) can be executed from the command line (given that it has been >appropriately set up on your > m/c). This is discussed in the docs. Thereafter it becomes a matter of setting up a >'trigger' to kick-off > execution at set times using CRON (*nix) or AT (Windows?32-bit). > > =dn -- ================================================================== Note: The information contained in this message may be privileged and confidential and protected from disclosure. If the reader of this message is not the intended recipient,or an employee or agent responsible for delivering this to the intended recipient,you are hereby notified that any dissemination, distribution or copying of this communication is strictly prohibited. If you have received this communication in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer. Thank you. ==================================================================
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