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[nycphp-talk] php script timeout not working

Brent Baisley brenttech at gmail.com
Mon Apr 6 14:27:26 EDT 2009


wget or curl basically hit a web page. One of the parameters is a URL
to hit, you're just not using a browser. Although you could tell the
server you are a browser of your choice.

Brent Baisley

On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 2:01 PM, Corey H Maass - gelform.com
<corey at gelform.com> wrote:
> Interesting. I'll take a look at wget. I do need to pass a param so I do
> need to run it as a URL I think.
>
> Corey
>
> On Mon, 6 Apr 2009 12:02:33 -0400, "Brent Baisley" <brenttech at gmail.com>
> said:
>> It's fairly easy to convert a PHP script to an executable script under
>> Unix. Just make it executable. Most things work without changes,
>> although you will be missing any URL parameters and web specific
>> directives. I've used parts of the Zend framework in command line
>> scripts without changes.
>> But if you really need to keep it as a web page, use wget as the exec
>> script. It's round about, but you are running and releasing the script
>> while keeping it web based.
>> Although for php to call the script and not wait for it to complete, I
>> think you need to do more than just put it in the background. You have
>> to make sure PHP has no return values to wait for (>/dev/null 2>&1)
>> and "gives up" control of it (nohup)
>> shell_exec('nohup wget ... > /dev/null 2>&1)
>>
>> Brent Baisley
>>
>> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 10:53 AM, Corey H Maass - gelform.com
>> <corey at gelform.com> wrote:
>> > Thanks, Rob. I looked at that for a minute cos it seems like the best
>> > option, but I'm using the Zend framework, where it would be a pain to
>> > break the code out to be an executable script. Plus I want to be able to
>> > call it from a URL.
>> >
>> > Corey
>> >
>> > On Sun, 5 Apr 2009 18:51:44 -0400, "Rob Marscher"
>> > <rmarscher at beaffinitive.com> said:
>> >> Corey,
>> >> Are you on a unix based machine?  Is that script really local?
>> >>
>> >> Try
>> >> shell_exec('/path/to/s3uploader.php &');
>> >> instead of fopen.
>> >>
>> >> The ampersand will get it to return without waiting for the upload
>> >> script to finish.
>> >>
>> >> On Apr 5, 2009, at 6:16 PM, Daniel Convissor
>> >> <danielc at analysisandsolutions.com
>> >>  > wrote:
>> >>
>> >> > Hi Corey:
>> >> >
>> >> > On Sun, Apr 05, 2009 at 04:28:20PM -0400, Corey H Maass -
>> >> > gelform.com wrote:
>> >> >>
>> >> >> set_time_limit(1);
>> >> >
>> >> > set_time_limit() works for your PHP code.  Streams, in a way, are
>> >> > outside
>> >> > your PHP code.
>> >> >
>> >> >
>> >> >> $handle = fopen("http://localhost/s3uploader.php", "r");
>> >> >> stream_set_timeout($handle, 1);
>> >> >>
>> >> >> But neither timeout is working - it sits and spins while the upload
>> >> >> takes place. Any ideas?
>> >> >
>> >> > That's not working because you're opening and reading the file
>> >> > directly.
>> >> > The timeout setting has no effect because you haven't gotten to that
>> >> > line
>> >> > yet
>> >> >
>> >> > Two options.  Use fsockopen() instead of fopen(), see the
>> >> > stream_set_timeout() documentation for examples.  Or use
>> >> > ini_set('default_socket_timeout', 1) before you call fopen().
>> >> >
>> >> > --Dan
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>> > Corey H Maass
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