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Re: [SLE] 9.3 cron.daily run time
  • From: Anders Johansson <andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 7 May 2005 21:37:43 +0200
  • Message-id: <200505072137.43770.andjoh@xxxxxxxxxx>
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

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