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...
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)...