Mar 15, 2000, 3:14 PM
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The simplest way is to use cron, otherwise your going to get into some advanced features of perl use sleep delay. This would also create a program that ran constantly and "slept" for designated periods of time between active operation.
Re: automatically run scripts w/out cron?
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Also most hosting providers watch for ongoing processes and halt them (usually to stop traffic mongers like irc bots or hack programs)