set_time_limit — Sets the maximum script execution
Specifies how long the script can run, in seconds. A
useful function for avoiding infinite loops or connection
timeouts to sockets or databases. The default time limit
is 30 seconds or the value of max_execution_time() , which can be
specified in the PHP initialization file. A zero (0)
value means that the script will not time out at all.
Example 1020. Set timeout to
// script dies after 60 secs
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