[thelist] lynx from a cron job?

CDitty mail at redhotsweeps.com
Wed Feb 13 22:34:01 CST 2002

I can't help you with lynx, but this is how I do cronjobs that use php pages.

/usr/bin/wget -q -O /dev/null http://yourscript.php

This has worked for me many times.


At 10:28 PM 2/13/2002, you wrote:
>I have a project where I need to update a database with changing info
>about every 20 mins - I figured the cron.quarter-hourly would work
>great, and made up a php script to update the database and make some
>other tweaks. this runs fine from a shell with "lynx
>http://www.site.com/something.php -dump" but cron emails me saying "your
>terminal cannot change lines or move the cursor" is there any way to
>make lynx play nice?
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