July 25th, 2003, 01:43 AM
timeout for a perl script - Pls Help!
i am a novice at perl.. just to check. If i have a cron that executes a perl script, that is it will perl xxx.pl. How can i have a timeout session for the perl script so that if the perl application hangs, the cron will not keep running.
July 25th, 2003, 02:06 PM
I guess you should have asked this in the perl forum, cuz this is more of a perl coding thing and has been answered there before.
See Timed Code Execution
and Incrementing by the hour
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