Op 3/15/10 12:00 PM, David Hutto schreef:
> On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 7:31 AM, Jochem Maas <joc...@iamjochem.com> wrote:
>> Op 3/15/10 8:24 AM, Midhun Girish schreef:
>>> Hi ,
>>> Just as David Hutto has said,What you need is the cronjob... Make a
>> script
>>> say "check.php" which checks the db to see if any new entries are made...
>>> and if yes send the mail ...
>>> now using the cronjob feature in linux os(which will be provided as a
>>> service in your linux hosting cpanel), set a cronjob which calls the "
>>> http://www.yoursite.com/check.php"; URL every minute.... now a trigger
>> will
>>> be there every minute to the script and the emails will be send
>> irrespective
>>> of whether anyone is browsing the site or not.... hope it is clear...
>> use cron - yes
>> have cron call a web URL - no, instead just call the script via the php CLI
>> sapi,
>> e.g. a cmdline as follows in cron:
>> /usr/env php /path/to/your/check.php &> /dev/null
> I do believe removing the /dev/null will send error messages during the
> building of the script, correct?

the '&> /dev/null' redirects all output - I kind of make the assumption that the
script would be logging stuff to a file or something when in production.

so, yes, remove the redirection when your developing/testing the script.

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