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Re: Crontab entry from perl

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  • Badai Aqrandista
    ... or roll your own cron: http://search.cpan.org/~roland/Schedule-Cron-0.9/Cron.pm ... Badai Aqrandista Cheepy (?)
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 5, 2005
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      >>I want to schedule a perl script in crontab using a CGI script. If i try
      >>to
      >>append in the file ie /var/spool/cron/username then apache user does not
      >>have rights to modify this. If i give root rights to apache then it could
      >>be very harmful . how can i make entry into cron from script.
      >You could have the CGI write out a file in /tmp or other and then have a
      >permenant root run cron or trivial dameon poll this file and add to a users
      >crontab based on the contents.
      >
      >I don't see what this has to do with modperl though :)

      or roll your own cron:

      http://search.cpan.org/~roland/Schedule-Cron-0.9/Cron.pm


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      Badai Aqrandista
      Cheepy (?)

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