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Re: [SLE] cron not recognizing changes to /etc/cron.d files [SOLVED] - OT
  • From: Leendert Meyer <leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 15:08:02 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604121508.02512.leen.meyer@xxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 12 April 2006 14:51, Joachim Schrod wrote:
> Leendert Meyer wrote:
> > No, but I didn't look for them very hard. ;P It wouldn't be too difficult
> > to write a little script that checks every file on your system and
> > reports the file(s) that have all 3 times different.
>
> Please note that such a script won't be very sensible.
>
> Since every read access changes atime, the ``access time'', there will be
> very few files that have all 3 times the same.

Indeed, you're quite right! ;D I've never tought of that. It's a paradox: the
very property that one wants to monitor is changed by the same action.

Hmm, one would have to mount a filesystem read-only. I suppose then it would
work.

Cheers,

Leen

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