On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 5:31 PM, Daniel Brown <danbr...@php.net> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 23, 2012 at 5:34 PM, Ashley Sheridan > <a...@ashleysheridan.co.uk> wrote: > > > > > > Crontab is the daemon which runs cron jobs, and some distros have set up > > special files called cron.daily (or daily.cron I don't recall), > > cron.hourly, etc to make it easier to schedule jobs. > > Quick clarification and correction here: > > The cron *daemon* is crond, while the *script* that is > batch-processed by cron is called the crontab. When it is executed, > it is referred to as a cron job. > > That said, Ash is right about the rest. Different OS flavors > (BSD, Linux, UNIX, SunOS/Solaris, HP-UX, et cetera) often use > different path and file standards. Linux, in general, uses a command > `crontab` which opens the local user's environment-configured editor > to modify the user's crontab in the spool. > > -- > </Daniel P. Brown> > Network Infrastructure Manager > http://www.php.net/ > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php > > script runs ntp updates server time script runs again?