Interesting... how does this fair concerning security?  So I'll have to
have this file located in my document root, is this a good thing?  My
current directory structure consists of several files located outside
the doc root.  I guess I could always include it onto a page

On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 14:49, CPT John W. Holmes wrote:
> From: "Jonathan Villa" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> > I have an application which creates temporary tables.  My plan is to
> > remove them after a 24 hour period and only those which are have a
> > created time greater than 24 hours.  That part I can do, my question is
> > how will I be able to run this script which is a 2 part script.
> >
> > First thing I do is pull the names of the temporary tables which are
> > going to be deleted from another table.  From this result set, I need to
> > DROP tables as well as remove the reference to them from the first
> > table.
> >
> > I understand that I can run PHP from the command line but this would
> > require PHP to installed as a CGI which I prefer not to do.
> >
> > I was hoping I that I could use CRON to run this script once a day...
> You can. Create a php script that does what you want. It should not create
> any output, either log status/error messages or send an email.
> If you save it as cron.php, you can use a command such as the following in
> your crontab:
> wget -q -O - > /dev/null
> I'm assuming you know the specifics of cron or can google for it. :)
> ---John Holmes...

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