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Re: [SLE] crontab entries not working
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 08:52:25 +0200
  • Message-id: <e4h5j9$ioh$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Dave Howorth wrote:

>> Correct format is :
>> minute hour day-of-month month day-of-week <exec>
>
> Errm, not in /etc/crontab. You also need the username:
>
> # minute hour day-of-month month day-of-week user <exec>
> 29 4 * * 6 root rm -f /var/spool/cron/lastrun/cron.weekly
>

You're right of course - funnily, that means "man 5 crontab" is
wrong ...


/Per Jessen, Z├╝rich


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