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Re: php scripts dying in cron, runs fine in task scheduler (W2k3)
On 1/3/06, Larry Hall (Cygwin) <email@example.com> wrote:
> jd list wrote:
> > I'm running cygwin on W2K3 with php built into windows via the binary
> > from php.net.
> > I run php scripts, via cron, at freqent intervals, one is a simple
> > database script that copies data from a back-end database to a
> > front-end database, which has been running fine within cron for many
> > many months. - runs every two minutes
> > The second script, also every two minutes, that reads xml files, from
> > 50Kb to 400Kb, and inserts this data into a sybase (back-end)
> > database. At any given time there is anywhere from 5-20+ files that it
> > will need to process.
> > The problem is, the second script dies at various parts of the script,
> > with no consistency. When this was first seen, php was throwing
> > errors on the console that it had ran out of memory, at that time i
> > had cron running as part of the Administrators Group, but not as
> > Administrator - username was cron_server. When this was seen, i
> > reinstalled cron (and cygwin to the lastest versions of everything)
> > and ran the serivce as Administrator, which stopped php from throwing
> > errors, but did not stop the script from dying mid-stream.
> > Selected output from cygcheck -s -v -r
> > With cygwin version -
> > Cygwin DLL version info:
> > DLL version: 1.5.18
> Does it work any better or worse with a recent snapshot?
upgrading the cygwin-1.dll to the lastest snap shot, three days ago
now, seemed to work, was there a known issue? Wanted a let it run for
a few days before posting back.
Thanks for the pointer,
> Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
> RFK Partners, Inc. (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
> 838 Washington Street (508) 893-9889 - FAX
> Holliston, MA 01746
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