Thanks. I will look at that **manual**. But your suggestion of running
lynx is interesting.
What I want to do is receive a mail to a account with a preset
subject. On arriving at that account the php script will get the
contents of the subject and preform other tasks. Will the Lynx do it?
On Tue, 24 Jul 2001, Gunther E. Biernat wrote:
> >How do I compile php to work as a stand alone. Right now it is working
> >thru the web but need to run it from a cron job.
> Have a look at http://www.php.net/manual/en/install.commandline.php
> The easiest thing of course would be to just call lynx (or any other command line
>browser taht is able to do a HTTP request and exit (that's why the "-dump")) within
>your cron table, e.g.:
> 0 23 * * * lynx -dump localhost/path/to/some/php/robot.php > /dev/null
> mit freundlichen Gruessen / yours sincerely
> Gunther E. Biernat
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