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Old 03-23-2003, 11:56 PM   #1
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cron


i would like cron to run a job once every 30 seconds.. or maybe 15 seconds? how can i do that?
 
Old 03-24-2003, 12:47 AM   #2
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Once an hour maybe, but once every 15 or 30 seconds is a bit much, what is it that you need to run that often?
 
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web camera... once a minute isn't exciting
 
Old 03-24-2003, 01:08 AM   #4
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Then install some webcam software, there are several for linux, xawtv includes a daemon and camstream does it with a GUI.
 
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you are the man!
 
Old 03-24-2003, 01:18 AM   #6
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so cron can't do twice a minute?
 
Old 03-24-2003, 01:31 AM   #7
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Thats not what cron is for, thats what webcam software is for.
 
Old 03-24-2003, 01:35 AM   #8
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all i am saying is the designers should have thrown in a seconds * for the crontab
 
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a good tutorial on cron syntax ---> http://www.koch-schmidt.de/cronnix/d...ab_syntax.html

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