On Saturday 16 March 2002 06:21, Carlos Fernando Scheidecker Antunes wrote:
> Hello all,
> 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.

It waits.

Jason Wong -> Gremlins Associates -> www.gremlins.com.hk

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