Run Builds Using Cron

Getting Started




3rd Party and custom plugins

Running builds using cron is a quick and simple method of getting up and running with PHPCI. It also removes the need for PHPCI to be running all the time.

If you want a little more control over how PHPCI runs, you may want to set up the PHPCI daemon instead.

Setting up the Cron Job:

You'll want to set up PHPCI to run as a regular cronjob, so run crontab -e and enter the following:

* * * * * /usr/bin/php /path/to/phpci/console phpci:run-builds

Note: Make sure you change the /path/to/phpci to the directory in which you installed PHPCI, and update the PHP path if necessary.

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