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Re: [SLE] cron.daily
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 13:46:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <200503041346.34066.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 04 March 2005 13:33, Richard Bos wrote:
> Does anyone know when the scripts in /etc/cron.daily are being executed?
> It is of course once a day, but just when. Are the scripts examined every
> minuted by /usr/bin/cron? If so does it mean that the scripts
> in /etc/cron.daily could be executed just after booting? Just wondering.

Have a look at /etc/crontab, that's where it's run from.

On my machine it says

14 4 * * * root rm -f /var/spool/cron/lastrun/cron.daily

and

-*/15 * * * * root test -x /usr/lib/cron/run-crons
&& /usr/lib/cron/run-crons
>/dev/null 2>&1

so it gets run at 4.15 in the morning

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