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Re: [SLE] 9.3 cron.daily run time
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 07 May 2005 15:46:36 -0400
  • Message-id: <1115495196.5683.21.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2005-05-07 at 21:37 +0200, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Saturday 07 May 2005 19:08, Randall R Schulz wrote:
> > Many users don't leave their systems running 24/7 and if the daily
> > processing scheduling was done in the manner you suggest, it would
> > simply be skipped if the system did not happen to be up at the selected
> > time.
>
> These two methods have existed in parallell for some time. run-crons runs all
> scripts for which there is no lock file, and checks the date on existing lock
> files. The only new thing is that they removed the manual deletion of lock
> files in crontab
>
>
So the cronjobs run at their appointed time or when the system gets
booted if it was shut down at the appointed run time. This makes it a
little clearer.

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Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

"The day Microsoft makes something that doesn't suck is probably
the day they start making vacuum cleaners." -Ernst Jan Plugge


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