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Bug #21553 script/process keeps running and then times out
Submitted: 2003-01-09 12:30 UTC Modified: 2003-01-09 15:56 UTC
From: tpage at hiwaay dot net Assigned:
Status: Not a bug Package: IIS related
PHP Version: 4.2.3 OS: w2k
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2003-01-09 12:30 UTC] tpage at hiwaay dot net
Have php loaded on IIS 5 as a CGI. When I go the the php 
page,via web browser, the php.exe process will not end. 
Though the page is loaded the process keeps running unit I 
kill the process or it times out.

The test script that I did was a simple:
echo "wahtever";

but it will not end!!!

I even tried to adding each of the following:

still no luck!



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 [2003-01-09 15:56 UTC]
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 [2003-01-16 15:40 UTC] gregory_pearson at adp dot com
We have a similar problem with the CGI module under IIS 5.0, Win2K, SP2, PHP 4.2.3. Although we do not experience the problem with simple scripts like the example here, we do get what we call the "spinning globe" with a few of our more complex scripts that call themselves, use DOM, access Oracle databases, etc.

The problem existed in 4.0.6 and we thought migrating to 4.2.3 would cure it, but it did not. Interesting thing is that we were able to solve it in one app. by rewriting the more complex code that relied heavily on DB access, but still do not have a clue why the problem went away.

Responses from other users on the list ranged from flawless execution under IIS 4.0 to performance problems (inconsistent execution times) under IIS 5.0.

Looks like the only answer may be migrating to 4.3.
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