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Re: Cron task in extension

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Morabis wrote:With rc3-dev I tink my cron task in extension is running but it requires a user to be on forum as cron tasks are managed in page_footer function. Is this intended to work like this? I mean if I would like a task to run every 10 minutes then there should be a user on forum on that given time?
Apart from running it via the console I doubt that there is any other option. There has to be some browser activity to initiate the cron process.
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Re: Cron task in extension

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Yes, or you should use the system cron.
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