[Ma-linux] Re: [Novalug] weekly cron job
John SJ Anderson
genehack at genehack.org
Thu Jan 3 12:10:51 EST 2008
Angelo Bertolli <angelo at freeshell.org> writes:
(novalug removed b/c i'm not on that list)
> I usually recommend doing it the other way... root's crontab for
> custom stuff. That way you keep track of the stuff you added to the
> system separately from the stuff that gets installed. It's nice to
> have all your custom crons in one place.
If you've got configuration management, /etc/cron.* may be
easier/better/more visible than root's crontab.
In environments without config management, or one-off type situations,
you have a point.
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