scron

simple cron daemon
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      1 scron
      2 =====
      3 Simple cron daemon.
      4 
      5 Features
      6 --------
      7 * Schedule commands to be run at specified dates and times.
      8 * Single daemon and configiguration file.
      9 * Log job output: 'command &>> /var/log/cron.log'.
     10 * Run job as different user: 'su -c 'command' user'.
     11 * Log to stdout or syslog.
     12 * No mail support.
     13 
     14 Configuration
     15 -------------
     16 Columns:
     17  minute, hour, day of month, month, day of week, command
     18 
     19 Separator:
     20  Any number of tabs or spaces.
     21 
     22 Value:
     23  * (wildcard), 30 (number), */N (repeat), 1-5 (range), or 1,3,6 (list)
     24 
     25 Example of crontab file:
     26  # Run updatedb at 6:00 every day
     27  0   6    *    *    *    updatedb
     28 
     29  # Run at 5:30 every business day. Log output to /var/log/backup.log.
     30  30  5    *    *    1-5  syncbackup &>> /var/log/backup.log
     31 
     32  # Run as user postmaster at 5:00 every third day of month.
     33  0   5    */3  *    *    su -c 'mail -s "Hello world" a@b.com' postmaster