cron

  1. MMacD

    Solved Cron syntax question

    I've never needed to use cron before now, so its secrets remain a mystery to me. The handbook and man page appear to say (indirectly!) that '*' can mean either "all" or "not interpreted", and that conflicts are OR'd together. Do I have that right? For example, to run a job at 0200 on the...
  2. J

    Best way to automatically keep system, packages, and daemons up to date

    Hi, I'd like to know if you have a good way of keeping a system completely up to date in a completely automated way. If my understanding is correct, I can add 42 8 * * * freebsd-update cron in root's crontab to have the base system (I guess that means the kernel and the programs in /bin)...
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