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Re: Order of cron.daily jobs

On 2012-01-03 03:13:43 +0000, T o n g wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Jan 2012 17:45:45 +0000, Tony van der Hoff wrote:
> >> How is the execution order of cron.daily jobs determined?
> >>. . . 
> > 
> > the same order as ls -s, ie. alphanumerically.
> I thought so. Thanks everyone. 

The -s ls option is not a sorting option. And no, the cron.daily
execution order is not necessarily the same one as "ls". The
problem is that the sort order depends on the locales, so that
the question becomes: what locale is taken into account for

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