specifying a day for at command
drew at mykitchentable.net
Mon Jan 2 09:51:23 PST 2006
On 1/2/2006 9:20 AM Jim Pazarena said the following:
> I want to run a job every 00:05 sunday morning.
> It is a script which run for a few minutes, then
> attempts to re-submit itself via at.
> at the end of the script, it has:
> echo "/usr/local/bin/script" | at 00:05 sunday
> this produces an error message:
> at:trying to travel back in time
> yes, cron could do it, but I would like to run it
> with at. on my old unix OS (SCO) I could enter
> at 00:05 next sunday, which would work.
> trying: at 00:05 + 7 days (on sunday at approx 00:10)
> gets queued for next Monday.
> is there a way to do this?
Just a guess. What about 'at 00:05 + 6 days'? I assume some sort of
"rounding to the next full day" is making it schedule for Monday.
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