[Zope] Re: scheduling python script to execute at certain time and day

Josef Albert Meile jmeile at hotmail.com
Mon May 17 11:30:48 EDT 2004

Some time ago, Sean Upton adviced me not to use cron + wget. He found this a 
bad solution and instead recommended to use to use Zeo + cron. I think that 
this is better than the first approach, but the problem is that you have to 
enable Zeo. In fact, I'm not using Zeo, so I haven't tried it. However, here 
is the thread if you are interested:


>Laura McCord wrote:
> >  I finished writing a python script that deletes files that are a
> > certain age. How would I get zope/plone to execute this python script at
> > noon everyday. What types of things do I need to do?
>Set up a cron job which calls the appropriate Zope-url via wget. That's the 
>most reliable setup IMHO.
>Cheers, Maik

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