note: i think the exec in your php waits for the shell to return, but before the shell can answer, php terminates the script, because of the max_exection.
Michael "Michael Virnstein" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> schrieb im Newsbeitrag [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > check your max_execution_time settings in php.ini > > Michael > > "Tom Mikulecky" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> schrieb im Newsbeitrag > [EMAIL PROTECTED]">news:[EMAIL PROTECTED]... > > Hello > > > > In one script I use exec() to execute a shell script which takes 2-3 > > hours to run. I disabled user abort and set time limit to more than one > > day. The shell script finishes well but no instruction after exec() is > > run. The script finishes with no error nor warnings. > > Some of you know hwat happens? > > Thanx in advance. > > > > Tom > > > > Code snaps: > > > > > > ignore_user_abort(1); > > > > set_time_limit(100000); > > > > (...) > > > > exec('/home/tom/build.sh >ouput 2>errlog'); //takes 3 hours to > complete > > > > // *** Nothing from here gets executed, 'build.sh' script completed with > succes *** > > > > (...) > > > > I'm using php 4.0.4pl1(can't upgrade) with Apache 1.3.19 on Mandrake > > > > -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php