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 12:08:51 UTC 2012
Any comments on this though?
*/10 * * * * lockf -t 0 /home/anonymous/.myscript.lock
/usr/local/bin/screen -dm /home/anonymous/.rvm/rubies/
Thanks for the help!
On Sat, Jun 2, 2012 at 12:57 PM, Jens Jahnke <jan0sch at gmx.net> wrote:
> Hello Dwayne,
> On Sat, 2 Jun 2012 10:59:09 +0200
> Dwayne Henderson <its.code.in.here at gmail.com> wrote:
> DH> Nice. But what to do if the machine reboots or whatever. Would you
> DH> crontab your new Irssi alias?
> I'm not sure. On my remote box I usually start irssi by hand because it
> only ceases if the machine is rebooted. ;-)
> The current alias itself would probably cause problems in
> a crontab. But you could maybe wrap it into a modified if that only
> calls the alias if the pgrep command returns an empty result.
> 02. Brachet 2012, 12:54
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