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Old 10-15-2003, 04:20 PM   #1
VertiHost
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Setting cron by php code?


Is it possible to set a cron job by php code?

For example, I have a script where you can select yes or no in the form. Depending on what the user selects the script sets a cron job or deletes it.

If the user selects "yes" then a cron is set via php code, if "no" then it is either deleted or not set.

Can this be done?
 
Old 10-15-2003, 06:41 PM   #2
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yes, it can be done...

it would proberly be a case of opening your crontab file and writing a new line to the end, or re-writing the file except for one line.

Check uk.php.net for file functions.

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