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Re: Executing a Script every hour

Tha sounds like a very logical thing to do, as you can tell I'm a newbie. 
Do you mean running the script from ip-up??

Maybe somone can tell me how to tell pppd to connect, i.e. without for
instance running ping?



> * Christof Hurschler <hurschler@gmx.de> [2003-09-30 15:04]:
> > $pop = Net::POP3->new('pop3host', Timeout => 60);
> Perl, eh?  Never played around with that language, sorry.
> > but I haven't been able to get it to work in swendelete, I always get
> > a "can't connect to mail server" error when I run swendelete.pl and
> > don't have an active connection (I'm usind demand in ppp).
> >
> > Any suggestions?
> Although I have no experience with the language, you may want to try
> approaching the problem from the other end.  If you can't get the
> 'Net::POP3' module to wait until the ppp daemon finishes connecting,
> have the ppp daemon run your script as soon as it finishes connecting.
> Then, instead of running your script every hour, have the daemon connect
> every hour, then disconnect after a suitable period.
> Just a thought...
> Regards,
> -- 
> dave [ please don't CC me ]
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