email in separate thread

Aahz aahz at
Sat Apr 11 04:47:57 CEST 2009

In article <66f23ffc-345e-4603-9519-cd122a1163b2 at>,
joeygartin  <joeygartin at> wrote:
>The problem is the page hangs while the emails are sent.  My current
>hosting situation does not give me direct access to an email queue.
>So I have two options (that I can think of):
>1) Write the email information to a file and then run a cron job in
>the background that routinely checks the file and sends the necessary
>emails off
>2) Spin-off a thread (which I have no background with at all!) for the
>emails and be able to redirect the user to the next page.

2a) Fork off a separate process

How frequently do you need to send e-mail?
Aahz (aahz at           <*>

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