hi robert... i got the popen/php process but i don't see how one can stop a browser/apache process, and somehow reattach to the browser process.. unless he's talking about stopping a process within the app's context.. and then contniuing..
-----Original Message----- From: Robert Cummings [mailto:rob...@interjinn.com] Sent: Monday, June 01, 2009 5:46 AM To: bruce Cc: 'flint'; 'PHP-General List' Subject: RE: [PHP] spawning a process that uses pipes - doesn'tterminatewhen webpage download is canceled On Sun, 2009-05-31 at 21:23 -0700, bruce wrote: > hi robert.,, > > now you've got me curious.. > > you state... > > -Use something else to pass the data back to the user... popen() comes to > -mind or proc_open(). Then disable auto abort on user disconnect via > -ignore_user_abort(). Then after sending periodic data chunks, check the > -user connection status via connection_aborted(). If your script finds > -that the user has aborted, then kill all the processes in the pipeline > -from the PHP script before finally aborting the PHP script itself. > > but if the user is using a browser session... which has a web server > connection... are you siggesting that the server app spawns off a child > process via the popen, and that the child somehow connects to the existing > browser session?? > > walk through the psuedo logic/flow of this if you don't mind.. i must be > missing something.. The PHP session controls the popen() or proc_open() session. The PHP session can detect that the user has aborted and then shutdown the popen() or proc_open() processes. Cheers, Rob. -- http://www.interjinn.com Application and Templating Framework for PHP -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php