[CentOS] Triggering script from cron or web client
shiva at sewingwitch.com
Tue Jul 12 02:16:31 UTC 2011
--On Friday, July 08, 2011 8:23 PM -0400 Brian Mathis
<brian.mathis+centos at betteradmin.com> wrote:
> If you don't want to wait a full minute you could use
> 'incron' to monitor the temp directory and kick the update right away.
> Seems better than having something in a loop constantly checking.
incron sounds promising. I could use the regular cron to push a signal (ie.
touch a file) at the regular interval, whereupon incron launches the
existing script, and the webscript can touch the signal file when I need
the script run right away. Will incron not run the script again if it's
already running? Will it queue the file event until the handler exits?
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