How to crontab screen with script inside and a "don't run it if
it's already running" check?
its.code.in.here at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 08:59:11 UTC 2012
Nice. But what to do if the machine reboots or whatever. Would you crontab
your new Irssi alias?
On Fri, Jun 1, 2012 at 9:39 PM, Jens Jahnke <jan0sch at gmx.net> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Jun 2012 20:55:00 +0200
> Dwayne Henderson <its.code.in.here at gmail.com> wrote:
> DH> I run this Ruby script 24/7 (records data from this live stream).
> DH> It runs inside a screen though, so it's easy to check in on it
> DH> every once in a while.
> DH> But how do I crontab the screen with the script inside it? It has
> DH> to be with a "don't run it if it's already running" check.
> DH> [...]
> maybe you should create a shell alias. I do the following for my irssi
> # Start irssi within screen or switch to it if it is already running.
> alias irssi='if pgrep -u $USER irssi;then screen -U -x irssi;else screen
> -S irssi irssi;fi'
> 01. Brachet 2012, 21:37
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