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drupal_cron_run

6 common.inc drupal_cron_run()
7 common.inc drupal_cron_run()

Executes a cron run when called.

Do not call this function from test, use $this->cronRun() instead.

Return value

Returns TRUE if ran successfully

6 calls to drupal_cron_run()

File

drupal/includes/common.inc, line 5008
Common functions that many Drupal modules will need to reference.

Code

function drupal_cron_run() {
  // Allow execution to continue even if the request gets canceled.
  @ignore_user_abort(TRUE);

  // Prevent session information from being saved while cron is running.
  drupal_save_session(FALSE);

  // Force the current user to anonymous to ensure consistent permissions on
  // cron runs.
  $original_user = $GLOBALS['user'];
  $GLOBALS['user'] = drupal_anonymous_user();

  // Try to allocate enough time to run all the hook_cron implementations.
  drupal_set_time_limit(240);

  $return = FALSE;
  // Grab the defined cron queues.
  $queues = module_invoke_all('cron_queue_info');
  drupal_alter('cron_queue_info', $queues);

  // Try to acquire cron lock.
  if (!lock_acquire('cron', 240.0)) {
    // Cron is still running normally.
    watchdog('cron', 'Attempting to re-run cron while it is already running.', array(), WATCHDOG_WARNING);
  }
  else {
    // Make sure every queue exists. There is no harm in trying to recreate an
    // existing queue.
    foreach ($queues as $queue_name => $info) {
      DrupalQueue::get($queue_name)->createQueue();
    }
    // Register shutdown callback
    drupal_register_shutdown_function('drupal_cron_cleanup');

    // Iterate through the modules calling their cron handlers (if any):
    module_invoke_all('cron');

    // Record cron time
    variable_set('cron_last', REQUEST_TIME);
    watchdog('cron', 'Cron run completed.', array(), WATCHDOG_NOTICE);

    // Release cron lock.
    lock_release('cron');

    // Return TRUE so other functions can check if it did run successfully
    $return = TRUE;
  }

  foreach ($queues as $queue_name => $info) {
    $function = $info['worker callback'];
    $end = time() + (isset($info['time']) ? $info['time'] : 15);
    $queue = DrupalQueue::get($queue_name);
    while (time() < $end && ($item = $queue->claimItem())) {
      $function($item->data);
      $queue->deleteItem($item);
    }
  }
  // Restore the user.
  $GLOBALS['user'] = $original_user;
  drupal_save_session(TRUE);

  return $return;
}