Re: Order of cron.daily jobs
On Thu, 05 Jan 2012 15:31:50 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
> On 2012-01-04 16:59:27 +0000, Camaleón wrote:
>> On Wed, 04 Jan 2012 01:18:35 +0100, Vincent Lefevre wrote:
>> > The point is that the behavior can depend on the locales. To avoid
>> > that, users should use only lowercase letters for the name of these
>> > scripts and be careful with the non-alphabetic characters.
>> Yup, but this can be found by simply "trial and error" tests.
> Not always simply.
It should be, unless you really want to use an outlandish naming schema
for your cron job files.
> Moreover, the choice that has been made may work, then you forget it,
> then a few months or years later, you modify the default locales, and a
> few months later, you notice that something is going wrong. Finding the
> cause is not so easy.
You can add a #comment inside the scripts themselves remembering how hard
is to get them sorted and run at the desired order ;-)