[TAG] Cron Sandbox
rick at linuxmafia.com
Sun Jun 22 09:04:24 MSD 2008
Quoting Ben Okopnik (ben at linuxgazette.net):
> On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 01:23:49PM -0700, Benjamin Okopnik wrote:
> > 'crontab', as Joey showed in his article, is a fairly complex beast, and
> > checking its syntax is a good idea for those who aren't yet comfortable
> > with it, is a good idea.
> Erm... have I mentioned that it's a good idea? It's a really good idea.
Nah, just throw things into crontab without bothering to check them.
It'll be a valuable and fun learning experience!
The only way you can have even more fun than that is to jam poorly
debugged scripts into /etc/inittab lines with the "respawn" keyword.
Preferably on a production server. That's Heap Big Fun! Try it _today_!
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