[development] cron woes - drupal_cron_cleanup() kills my cronjob while it's still running...

andrew morton drewish at katherinehouse.com
Sat May 24 00:41:53 UTC 2008

On Fri, May 23, 2008 at 5:23 PM, Arthur Richards <awjrichards at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm running into problems where in the midst of my cronjob
> executing, drupal_cron_cleanup() seems to get called somehow - the error
> 'Cron run exceeded the time limit and was aborted' appears in watchdog.
> Does anyone have any idea what's going on and/or how I can prevent this?

I think your best bet would be to try to break your task up into
smaller chunks and call cron more frequently. You could also try
extending PHP's script timeout limit (http://php.net/set_time_limit).


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