Re: Order of cron.daily jobs
On 2012-01-02 18:22:15 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
> 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 ;-) )
Well, not everything has been said. You need to think a bit more
about this. :)
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