Heh.. I did..
On Sat, 2003-01-04 at 12:05, Jason Wong wrote:
> On Sunday 05 January 2003 03:25, Micah Stevens wrote:
> > I just wrote a script that goes through a database and does a lot of
> > stuff to the data, it takes about 30 seconds to a minute to run through
> > everything, so I thought it would be nice to show a progress indicator
> > of some sort. What I have at this point, is that after every record is
> > processed, I put in an:
> > echo ".";
> > command. I just noticed though, that nothing will get sent to the
> > browser until the script is finished, so it's worthless to output the
> > periods. Is there a way to get the browser to display partial data
> > before it's done downloading the page (or before the script execution is
> > done in this case..)?
> > I'm not doing any output buffering, or sending headers or anything at
> > this point, just SQL commands and echo output.
> > Oh, I'm running php 4.2.2
> Short answer: flush()
> Longer answer: search the archives (both php-general & php-db), it's been
> covered many times before.
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