i don’t think you can extend the time limit, and i’m pretty sure it’s done outside of php anyway. your only option is to make your scripts run faster or do less. i sped up a script that was doing a lot of mysql queries by using php’s mysql functions directly instead of going through PEAR::DB. a different script i put a limit on so it would only handle 100 records at a time and then i’d have to run it again to get the next 100.
when i saw this most recently and contacted support (i hadn’t changed my scripts at all but had been moved to a new server) they didn’t see any evidence that my scripts were getting killed. best i can tell there was something wrong with apache and my scripts would sometimes wait on a zombie apache process and never finish.
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