PHP: Disable APC Module At Command Line CLI Scripts / Cron Scripts

Posted on in Categories , last updated November 6, 2012

I have a PHP application developed and running on LAMP. I have APC installed on the server. APC is a free, open, and robust framework for caching and optimizing PHP intermediate code. The APC based caching is good for my web site, but my cron jobs and php cli scripts fail to
fetch correct data due to caching. How do I disable APC module at the command line (php-cli) under Linux or Unix like operating systems for all my cron jobs?

PHP Warning: fread(): Length parameter must be greater than 0 in setoptions.php on line 311 Error and Solution

Posted on in Categories , last updated October 20, 2012

One of my php script called setoptions.php is hosted on my new vps server. However, it is not working so I setup php error log as described here and, and I see the following warning repeated in my log file:

PHP Warning: fread(): Length parameter must be greater than 0 in /var/www/html/scripts/setoptions.php on line 311

The line no # 311 is as follows in my php script:
$fname = 'myappconfig.php';
$content = fread($fhandle,filesize($fname));

How do I fix this problem under Unix/Apache/php5 server?