Apologies. Abbreviation "m/c" means "machine".
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From: "Ric Manalac" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "DL Neil" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: 29 October 2001 12:03
Subject: Re: [PHP-DB] background process
> 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!
> 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
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