Subject: Re: syntax ideas solicited
To: Perry E. Metzger <email@example.com>
From: Dave <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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.