Custom Fields again

Bradley Baetz bbaetz at
Wed Dec 11 14:10:40 UTC 2002

On Wed, Dec 11, 2002 at 08:45:01AM -0500, David Miller wrote:
> OK, so we fork off a background process, trap the signals so Apache can't
> kill it, close STDIN, STDOUT, and STDERR so Apache will disconnect from the
> browser, and put a meta refresh in the page that reloads another page every
> 10 seconds that tracks the progress of the first process.  It'd require
> some careful checking to make sure that process was the only one that could
> be tracked that way to avoid security issues though.

... and have that work on windows, too :)

My original point wasn't that a command line interface was inherantly
bad, but rather that the need for it was a reason not to use separate

I'm not sure if I still feel that way, mind you.


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