[development] Batch API on cron

Moshe Weitzman weitzman at tejasa.com
Thu Jul 15 12:49:25 UTC 2010

I think drush scripts are your best bet. CLI PHP is not not subject to timeout.

On Thu, Jul 15, 2010 at 5:01 AM, Sven Decabooter <sdecabooter at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm reading contradicting posts about running Batch API processes on cron.
> This is for Drupal 6 BTW.
> I have tried implementing a batch functionality that should be run on cron,
> but it doesn't seem to process the work that needs to be done.
> I assume this is because running the cron through a commandline command
> doesn't allow for javascript...
> So my questions:
> - Have I implemented Batch API incorrectly, and should it normally work also
> on cron?
> - What is the best way to run a process that would normally trigger a php
> script timeout? Can I use the Queue module for that?
> I'm sure plenty of people have already tried doing this, so I'm not sure why
> I can find little consistent information about it.
> Thanks for your feedback.
> Sven

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