[development] hook_cron timeout

Ken Rickard agentrickard at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 15:47:28 UTC 2009

Batch API requires JavaScript and does not run during cron.

On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 10:39 AM, Neil Hastings <neil.hastings at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not sure if the batch process that is built into core can be used with
> cron but you can try that  http://api.drupal.org/api/group/batch/6.
> Cheers,
> Neil
> On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 10:34 AM, Cameron Eagans <cweagans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> No. If the amount of work being done in hook_cron is enough to cause PHP
>> to time out, you should probably break it up into smaller chunks and look at
>> the Job Queue module (essentially create a list of things to do and have
>> cron run a few items from that list on each cron run)
>> Hope that helps!
>>  ---
>> Cameron Eagans
>> Owner, Black Storms Studios, LLC.
>> http://www.blackstormsstudios.com
>> On Oct 9, 2009, at 8:41 AM, luca capra <luca.capra at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> in a custom module I've implemented hook_cron, but after a call to
>>> cron.php I get in watchdog a message about cron timeout. Need I to use
>>> register_shutdown_function ?
>>> Thank you.
>>> Regards,
>>> Luca

Ken Rickard
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