Subject: Re: syntax ideas solicited
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Dave <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/24/2001 15:13:04
On 24 Dec 2001, Perry E. Metzger wrote:

> For some time, I've gotten mad at a certain behavior of cron: when I
> sleep my laptop overnight and wake it up, it starts running all the
> Any ideas on an appropriate character, or alternate syntaxes, or ideas
> on prior art, or just plain ideas?

How about modifying the system cron scripts to prevent find(1) from taking
a scenic tour of the filesystems if a job was missed?  I did this a few
years ago, but I now forget why.

David Griffith