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Re: Cron jobs in cygwin implementation in windows
- From: Igor Peshansky <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: Suresh Kumar <vskatusa at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 6 Mar 2006 13:50:41 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: Cron jobs in cygwin implementation in windows
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On Mon, 6 Mar 2006, Suresh Kumar wrote:
> Dear Igor:
> I am a database architect and using cygwin (win implementation) to do
> some scripting.
> I am aware that cron is an excellent scheduler and would like to get
> my hands on this resource. Can u please walk me thru of how I can go
> about doing this??
> BTW, I am a newbie in cygwin and any resource that will educate me on
> the cron subject would be much appreciated.
> Suresh Kumar
It is generally considered bad netiquette to send unsolicited private mail
with Cygwin questions to members of the Cygwin community. There's a
mailing list dedicated to all things Cygwin (see
<http://cygwin.com/acronyms/#PPIOSPE> for a list of reasons to use it).
I'm redirecting this reply to the list, and setting Reply-To: accordingly.
As for cron documentation, whatever is included in the Cygwin cron package
is pretty useful -- see first of all the Cygwin-specific cron readme in
/usr/share/doc/Cygwin/cron.README, and then the upstream documentation in
/usr/share/doc/cron/README (and the man pages at "man cron" and "man
Other people on the list may have more information on this. Please direct
any further Cygwin-related cron questions to the main Cygwin list. If you
have further general questions about cron, try some other resource, such
as a cron-specific newsgroup.
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