On Friday, September 08, 2017 08:24:09 AM Greg Wooledge wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2017 at 09:40:21PM +0200, Jochen Spieker wrote:
> > Pol Hallen:
> > > 00 01 * * * root /usr/bin/rsnapshot alpha
> > > 30 3 * * * root /usr/bin/rsnapshot beta
> > alpha will be run daily at 01:00 am and beta daily at 03:30 am. Is this
> > what you want?
> Just be careful with local time zone daylight saving time changes.
> Once a year, in my time zone, those two times will occur 90 minutes
> apart, instead of 150 minutes apart. (And also once a year, they
> will occur 210 minutes apart.)
That's one reason I like to use GMT instead of local time for things "within"
the computer--then I can decide how I want to deal with things like time
changes due to daylight savings time (or moving / traveling) between different