PhpDig.net

Go Back   PhpDig.net > PhpDig Forums > How-to Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 12-15-2004, 01:41 PM   #1
Slider
Orange Mole
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 30
Baffled by Cron Job

I have probbaly read every post in the forums about cron jobs and still havnt a clue how to get it working .

this is the output I get
Code:
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: ?php: No such file or directory
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: /bin: is a directory
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: PhpDig: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: This: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: See: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: All: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: PhpDig: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: --------------------------------------------------------------------------------: command not found
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: logs/: is a directory
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: //---------------spider: No such file or directory
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: //---------------operates: No such file or directory
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: line 14: syntax error near unexpected token `time()'
/home/slider/www/web/admin/spider.php: line 14: `$debut = time();'
Slider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2004, 11:04 PM   #2
Charter
Head Mole
 
Charter's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2003
Posts: 2,539
http://www.phpdig.net/forum/showthread.php?t=323
__________________
Responses are offered on a voluntary if/as time is available basis, no guarantees. Double posting or bumping threads will not get your question answered any faster. No support via PM or email, responses not guaranteed. Thank you for your comprehension.
Charter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 12-15-2004, 11:34 PM   #3
Slider
Orange Mole
 
Join Date: Jan 2004
Posts: 30
I have an excellent hosting company I go through. They have been able to answer every question I have ever had except when asking what the path was to php. I was told I wouldn't need to know it. After trial and error I finally found the path to be /usr/local/bin/php .

For my next hair pulling experience I was having trouble with $relative_script_path being correct in config.php and spider.php
I fixed that problem and most likely not the right way by replacing the $&$^* (excuse my language) $relative_script_path variable with a real path.
Sure wish I knew why it didn't like the '..' that was being set for $relative_script_path.

....Anyways it now works like a charm. If my host could have told me the path to php in the beginning it might not have taken as long. Since this is my 1st experience with cron jobs I assumed they knew what they were talking about.

My final cron line ended up as the follwing...
/usr/local/bin/php -f /home/user/www/web/admin/spider.php /home/user/www/web/admin/cronlist.txt
it would not allow me to simply use cronlist.txt without a path

Hope this helps anyone who had to go through what I did.

I do very much appreciate your reply. You have one very great script you have written. Keep up the great work.
Slider is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Reindex without cron job? ark2424 How-to Forum 8 12-09-2004 05:54 AM
cron job problems takpoli How-to Forum 3 05-12-2004 01:26 PM
Problem running cron job jerrywin5 Troubleshooting 1 04-10-2004 04:07 PM
Alternative to Cron job? jirving Troubleshooting 1 09-29-2003 05:07 PM
cron job David J Harmon How-to Forum 1 09-27-2003 07:20 AM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 03:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.3
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright © 2001 - 2005, ThinkDing LLC. All Rights Reserved.