Newbie question: Why aren't my cron jobs running?

Mark Felder feld at
Tue Jun 12 13:29:13 UTC 2012

On Tue, 12 Jun 2012 00:06:21 -0500, Robert Bonomi  
<bonomi at> wrote:

> Comment: using a leading zero on the numeric fields is a BAD IDEA(tm) --  
> you
> are *strongly* encocuraged to remove them.  Yes, that means numbers will  
> not
> be column aligned, but it is a small price to pay to avoid the  
> hair-tearing
> that =will= ensue when using it bites you.

Any other info on this? I've never heard of this before and I've never  
seen an issue using leading zeroes on the minutes value.

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