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Re: [SLE] Cron Jobs
  • From: Donald Henson <wepin@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 21 Mar 2004 06:12:32 -0700
  • Message-id: <1079874752.29630.3.camel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2004-03-20 at 22:34, Roland Hill wrote:
> Hi Donald,
>
> * Donald Henson <wepin@xxxxxxxxx> [19-03-04 09:21]:
>
> > > Others have mentioned crontab -e. I didn't know about this until they
> > > responded to your post.
>
> > Yes. It appears that once you understand it, entering a cron job is
> > trivial but there's also a pretty large learning curve. Those who
> > already know how to do it forget that newbies seem to have a lot of
> > trouble understanding cron jobs. Anyway, thanks for your response. I'll
> > put it in the queue with all the other responses and see if I can get
> > the light to come on.
>
> Just had a thought, way after all the posts were posted, but are you okay
> with the format of a crontab i.e what each of the 5 "fields' are prior to
> the 'action'? Not trying to teach you to "suck eggs', but I can summarise
> it if needed.
>
> Hope you have it sorted anyway.

That was the easy part. Thanks for the offer to help, though.

Don Henson



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