[development] How to control background processes from inside Drupal?

Greg Knaddison Greg at GrowingVentureSolutions.com
Mon May 10 15:08:57 UTC 2010

On Mon, May 10, 2010 at 1:02 PM, Leo Burd <leob at media.mit.edu> wrote:
> Is there any way to start/stop background processes from inside Drupal?

An alternative solution is to write a lightweight php file that runs
via command-line php and can write to the Drupal database.

You start off your file with

require_once './includes/bootstrap.inc';

And then you have full access to the Drupal environment including
db_query to be able to read/write information in the Drupal


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