Simulate CRON

Carmel carmel_ny at
Mon Jun 14 11:39:20 UTC 2010

On Mon, 14 Jun 2010 16:41:19 +0530
Amitabh Kant <amitabhkant at> articulated:

> On Mon, Jun 14, 2010 at 3:42 PM, Carmel <carmel_ny at> wrote:
> > I saw a posting here months ago regarding a way to simulate running
> > a script under CRON. I wrote it down and now cannot find it.
> > Googling has not proved very useful either. I just cannot remember
> > the program name.
> >
> > I hope I am explaining this sanely enough.
> >
> Are you looking for a cron syntax check? If yes, then this site
> should be of some help:

No, sorry. There was a command or program, I forgot which, that would
allow a user to run a program under another environment, similar to the
environment that a script under CRON would be running under.

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