crontab question...

Jack L. Stone jacks at
Sat Nov 1 07:00:28 PST 2003

At 11:57 AM 11.1.2003 +0100, Jean-Baptiste Quenot wrote:
>* Xpression:
>> Hi guys, I was  wondering if I have three script  files on crontab and
>> all they are executed at the same hour how it's function ???
>AFAICT, cron  forks a  new process  for each job  scheduled at  the same
>Jean-Baptiste Quenot

Indeed, if you run several cron jobs at the same time and then look at "ps
-ax" you'll see several "crons" running. That's in addition to
/usr/sbin/cron which is loaded.

Best regards,
Jack L. Stone,

Sage American
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