Re: cron jobs more often than daily
Steve Greenland wrote:
> Is filtering out files named '*.dpkg-*' sufficient?
It's sufficient, but IMHO the correct way to do it is to duplicate the set
of filename that run-parts ingores, namely:
Filenames should consist
entirely of upper and lower case letters, digits, under
scores and hyphens. Directories and files with other
names will be silently ignored.
> Correct? Someone
> else suggested putting the actual files in /etc/cron.something,
> with links only in /etc/cron.d (and presumably, by extension,
That was me, and it would of course be an alternate solution. It's IMHO too
> Hmmm, are the files in cron.daily et.
> al. conffiles? How do they deal with *.dpkg-old files?
They use run-parts.
see shy jo
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