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Re: Why isn't there a cron.hourly?

Jon Haugsand wrote:

RedHat has the directory /etc/cron.hourly, but this is not present in
debian.  Why is that?  Should think that clock synchronization is
needed.  Especially since most computer clocks drift with at least 5
second every day.

Well, to be fair, you could always make an /etc/cron.hourly directory, create an entry in /etc/crontab to mimic the current ones in there (yet changing the timings, so as to be run hourly), and put your scripts in there.

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