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Re: Different minutes of hour in one crontab entry

by jonadab (Parson)
on Dec 08, 2014 at 11:44 UTC ( #1109551=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Different minutes of hour in one crontab entry

I don't think this is possible with a traditional Unix cron. It is possible there may be some version of some cron substitute software out there somewhere that has some kind of crontab-format extension to support this, but if so I am not aware of it.

My advice would be to just put the two lines right next to each other in the crontab file, with a single comment above them for both. Your crontab should be structured this way -- groups of related lines separated by whitespace -- in any case, for readability.

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