Subject: Re: Uhm
To: Charles M. Hannum <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: John Evans <email@example.com>
Date: 03/25/1995 13:52:24
On Sat, 25 Mar 1995, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> * * */24 * * /usr/local/bin/lynx -dump http://some.random.url
> I don't know what you *expect* that to do, but what it does is run
> that program once per minute (or as fast as the previous copies exit)
> on the 24th day of the month, which is probably not what you intended.
> Please read the crontab(5) man page.
My fault. That would explain it. I copied a different line without looking
assuming that the 24 was for hours. *Smack*