Hi Michael, > > Set your cron job up as "lynx -dump http://www.myserver.com/myscript.php > > > /dev/null" (or pipe it to a logfile if you fancy) - obviously, you'll need > > lynx installed for this to work :-) > > but this is only needed only if you compile php into apache or am i wrong? > if i have the cgi version installed, i can call the php script > directly from the shell. The only thing for me to do then, is to set > #!/path.to/php in the first line of the script, right?
Spot on. As a couple of others have pointed out, you can compile PHP to be a standalone interpreter and then write scripts for it - personally I always use it as a module, and I find using lynx works perfectly... if it ain't broken, don't fix it... Cheers Jon -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php