Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-05-24 Thread GT
On Sat, 2009-05-23 at 23:41 -0600, Tim Judd wrote: SNIP I propose the following: cron itself has no concept of timezone. it is 'date' that is picking up TZ and reporting as such. Cron's job is so simple is that it wakes up each minute to see if it has work to do, regardless of

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-05-24 Thread Tim Judd
On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 5:31 PM, GT catch@marketmentat.com wrote: On Sat, 2009-05-23 at 23:41 -0600, Tim Judd wrote: SNIP I propose the following: cron itself has no concept of timezone. it is 'date' that is picking up TZ and reporting as such. Cron's job is so simple is

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-05-24 Thread GT
On Sun, 2009-05-24 at 18:45 -0600, Tim Judd wrote: How about a jail for America/NY, and a jail for AU/Sydney? that might work. --TJ That's a good solution, but I am still somewhat puzzled by cron's behaviour relative to what I expected from the man page. From the man page for

Crontab for different ime zones

2009-05-23 Thread GT
Late entry to this thread, but... I thought I had found an answer to this; at present I think I might have been mistaken. My crontab has about a dozen jobs that need to run in TZ=America/New_York, and another dozen that ideally want TZ=Australia/Sydney... the server default is America/Chicago.

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-05-23 Thread Gustavo De Nardin
2009/5/24 GT catch@marketmentat.com: Late entry to this thread, but... I thought I had found an answer to this; at present I think I might have been mistaken. My crontab has about a dozen jobs that need to run in TZ=America/New_York, and another dozen that ideally want

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-05-23 Thread Tim Judd
On Sat, May 23, 2009 at 9:46 PM, GT catch@marketmentat.com wrote: Late entry to this thread, but... I thought I had found an answer to this; at present I think I might have been mistaken. My crontab has about a dozen jobs that need to run in TZ=America/New_York, and another dozen that

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-03-31 Thread Olivier Nicole
Is there a way to start jobs with cron using different a time-zone different from local time zone? I am in a TZ that has no Daylight Savings Time, and would like to start a job (reccording of a web cast) in a TZ that has DST (so with a time difference that changes along the year).

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-03-31 Thread Mel Flynn
On Tuesday 31 March 2009 09:56:14 Olivier Nicole wrote: Is there a way to start jobs with cron using different a time-zone different from local time zone? I am in a TZ that has no Daylight Savings Time, and would like to start a job (reccording of a web cast) in a TZ that has DST

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-03-31 Thread Colin House
Mel Flynn wrote: .. Once a year, since you can use months and days. In fact, iirc DST changes are known 5 years ahead (I'm sure Ill be corrected if this is not the case) so one can even run a yearly cronjob to change the crontab ;) .. You might want to mention that to the Australian

Crontab for different ime zones

2009-03-30 Thread Olivier Nicole
Hi, Is there a way to start jobs with cron using different a time-zone different from local time zone? I am in a TZ that has no Daylight Savings Time, and would like to start a job (reccording of a web cast) in a TZ that has DST (so with a time difference that changes along the year). Is there

Re: Crontab for different ime zones

2009-03-30 Thread Mel Flynn
On Tuesday 31 March 2009 06:52:29 Olivier Nicole wrote: Hi, Is there a way to start jobs with cron using different a time-zone different from local time zone? I am in a TZ that has no Daylight Savings Time, and would like to start a job (reccording of a web cast) in a TZ that has DST (so