[Fwd: Re: Help with Crontab]
kdk at daleco.biz
Fri Dec 7 14:58:58 PST 2007
Kevin Kinsey wrote:
] Well, as the sage said, "the light at the end of the
] tunnel is an oncoming train." Note the word "restricted"
] there, and realize that it means that both fields are
] checked and the "job" is constrained by both of them.
] In other words, any of these should mail you the FBSD
] COPYRIGHT file on Sundays only at 4:30 a.m.:
] 30 4 * * Sun /bin/cat /COPYRIGHT
] 30 4 * * 0 /bin/cat /COPYRIGHT
] 30 4 * * 7 /bin/cat /COPYRIGHT
] So, "yes, Virginia, there is a Sunday Cron."
> Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> I'm trying to use cron to run a script on the first Sunday of every
> month at 0930. I used this entry in the crontab: ^^^^
I suppose you are right after all, and the script needs modified.
I suppose I'll have my crow with hot mustard, plx. Esp. since
I wrote an article a few years ago about scheduling for the last
day of the month only using an external script....
Sorry for the noise,
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