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Old 12-08-2010, 05:47 PM   #1
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cron.monthly how do they run?

I have two shell scripts, one has to run after the other has finished running.

I know that in cron.monthly they run in alphabetical order, but does each one run after the other has completed, or is it possible that the first may still be processing when the second is run?
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cron will not wait for anything before processing the next entry. If you want
them to run one after the other add them to the same cron-line, separated
by "&&", or put them into a wrapper-script using the same method.


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