[wp-hackers] code to do a loopback test for wp-cron

Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) philip at frumph.net
Fri Oct 1 16:11:00 UTC 2010

Gotta have that plugin ;)  It's the best thing since sliced bread to save on 
processor usage with larger sites.

Thanks Donncha

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donncha O Caoimh" <donncha at linux.ie>
To: <wp-hackers at lists.automattic.com>
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 9:07 AM
Subject: Re: [wp-hackers] code to do a loopback test for wp-cron

> WP Super Cache checks if the host can make a request to itself and reports 
> an error if not. It's fairly trivial code, and probably in wp-cache.php if 
> you have that plugin.
> Donncha
> On 01/10/10 17:01, Philip M. Hofer (Frumph) wrote:
>> I'm looking for a lead on how I can get a wp-cron loopback test going
>> that would i dunno add a notices to the admin_notices hook on if it
>> fails when enabled ..
>> I'm getting a few support calls about 'missed schedules' and i'm
>> looking for a way to 'test' whether or not its a loopback situation.
>> Several times it's been the UTC setting; just by setting it to a city
>> the missed schedules stopped happening, but more often then not its
>> the communication back with itself.
>> Does anyone have any ideas or a plugin maybe that already does it?
>> Does a check whether or not it can communicate with itself?
>> - Phil
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