Root crontab for backup
Greg 'groggy' Lehey
grog at FreeBSD.org
Sun Jul 2 23:29:46 UTC 2006
On Saturday, 1 July 2006 at 15:55:32 +0300, Kostas Blekos wrote:
> Is it a bad idea to use root's crontab for backup scripts?
I can't see why.
> Is it better to put those scripts in periodic/... ?
It's a good idea to leave /etc/periodic as it is; it makes updating
easier. I personally put this sort of thing in /etc/crontab, though
arguably (also because of upgrades) root's crontab is a better place.
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