Goto your shell and type "php -i" w/o the quotes. You should see the
phpinfo() output. You can pass the path to your script as a command line
variable, and it will process it. Here, read about it, I think this is
the right answer for you:


On Mon, 2003-09-15 at 15:41, Jonathan Villa wrote:
> 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...
> Any ideas?  

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