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How can I convert the following crontab to the new format?
#m h dom mon dow command @reboot /home/pasqual/autostart.sh @daily tail -1000 /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/logs/commands.log > /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/logs/commands.log @monthly /home/pasqual/public_html/update_pywiki.sh @monthly /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/user_scripts/arxiva_taverna.py 30 22 1,15 * * /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/user_scripts/indicadors.py -edit 0 23 * * * /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/user_scripts/depth.py -edit 0 11,19,23 * * * /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/user_scripts/llista1000.sh -edit 0 22 * * 0 /home/pasqual/public_html/pywikipedia/user_scripts/withoutIW.py
Pasqual 13:45, 13 January 2011 (UTC)
Questions or Ideas for improvements
Converting an existing cron job to use the scheduler
0 3 * * * cronsub -s mytool $HOME/mytool.py
"mytool" is how you tell cronsub your tool is named. The output from the tool will be written to $HOME/mytool.out.
- Does mytool (and obviously mytool) correspond to mytool or to mytool?
- Does mytool have to be the same as mytool?
- "The output from the tool will be written to $HOME/mytool.out." == appended to existing or rewritten on every single run?
- How to write the tool output elsewhere?
Optional resources: SQL server "sql"
Which resource should be used, if I connect to "sql" as dns alias? I always connect to "sql" for my user databases. --220.127.116.11 22:46, 11 January 2013 (UTC)
Is it needed to know on which cluster a particular language version is? It's nice to have dewiki-p.rrdb.toolserver.org or dewikisource-p.rrdb.toolserver.org - and now I have to look again, on which cluster they are and have to change things, if WMF change things? --18.104.22.168 22:48, 11 January 2013 (UTC)