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NNTP Integration - Crontab simplifying. [message #33290] Thu, 24 August 2006 04:29 Go to next message
woody is currently offline  woody   Switzerland
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Hi All

Make nntp.php only needing to be inserted once in crontab.

All information about which newsgroups to fetch is already saved somewhere in the forum config. So nntp.php could use this information to serialy fetch all needed newsgroups one after the other. This also prevents heavy memory/cpu usage as it happens now when you start a great number of nntp.php simultaenously to fetch all newsgroups.

You also would not have to edit the crontab every time you add a new newsgroup. Especialy usefull if you're on a colocated server where the Forum Admin has no access to the crontab.

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Re: NNTP Integration - Crontab simplifying. [message #33297 is a reply to message #33290] Thu, 24 August 2006 11:14 Go to previous message
Ilia is currently offline  Ilia   Canada
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The solution it not to run nntp.php directly by create a wrapper shell script executed by cron and the shell script can then execute all the nntp.php import rules needed.

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