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Old 05-05-2008, 11:05 AM   #1
luoyixin
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Cool crontab for Debian


I could not figure out the following crontab

"
50 10 * * * /home/mostafa/t
"

t is as "echo "*****************" >> test"

Everytime it will print 10 lines of "*********************" instead of 1 line. Any input?

Thanks.

Yixin
 
Old 05-05-2008, 04:58 PM   #2
jailbait
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Try changing the t command to:

echo "*****************" > test

and run the test again. See if you get 1 output line or 10 output lines.

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