Re: cron line continuation?

From: Ask Bjørn Hansen <>
Date: Mon, 7 Jun 2021 00:51:41 -0700
> On Jun 7, 2021, at 00:42, Ronald Klop <> wrote:
> which is much better readable. I can't get this to work so the documentation might be inconsistent.

I don’t think cron supports escaping newline. You can escape % as described, but (as you know) that’s something else.

The standard solution to this is not to write programs in the cron config. Write a script or program elsewhere and have cron execute it.

Received on Mon Jun 07 2021 - 07:51:41 UTC

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