Re: Order of cron.daily jobs
On Mon, 02 Jan 2012 19:57:25 +0200, Andrei Popescu wrote:
> On Lu, 02 ian 12, 17:43:57, Camaleón wrote:
>> On Mon, 02 Jan 2012 17:27:18 +0000, T o n g wrote:
>> > How is the execution order of cron.daily jobs determined?
>> I think it is alphabetically.
> No need to guess:
> $ grep cron.daily /etc/crontab
> 25 6 * * * root test -x /usr/sbin/anacron || ( cd / && run-parts
> --report /etc/cron.daily )
> so the scripts are executed by run-parts and its manpage says
> | Files are run in the lexical sort order of their names unless the |
> --reverse option is given, in which case they are run in the |
> opposite order.
Tsk, tsk... you broke the magic.
(that was intended as homework for the OP ;-) )