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Re: [tlug] Running an Exec file with Cron

On Mon, 2002-06-17 at 20:57, B0Ti wrote:

> Is it really in /etc in your system (Redhat?)?  User crontabs go into
> /var/spool under debian. System-wide cron jobs are in /etc/cron.*

I have one in /usr/bin and one in /etc. I'll have to check and see which
one is being used here.

> BTW, from the crontab manual:
>        Although cron requires that each entry in a crontab end in
>        a newline character, the neither the crontab  command  nor
>        the  cron  daemon  will  detect  this  error. Instead, the
>        crontab will appear load normally.  However,  the  command
>        will  never  run.  The  best choice is to ensure that your
>        crontab has a blank line at the end.

I completely missed this, and I certainly was not adding this extra
line. I'll check it now.



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