Does anyone know if shell_exec waits to have whatever it was passed to
be executed before returning to the script?
I am asking that because I need to write a script to compact files to a
zip and then have it e-mailed to a predefined address.
The files it will compact might have a considerable size and since this
script will be triggered by a web page I wonder if shell_exec would be
executed as a separate thread or if it will be the same one.
For me, the ideal thing was to have it wait for the command to be over.
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