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Michael Chermside mcherm at mcherm.com
Tue Aug 5 20:52:26 CEST 2003


Fazer writes:
     [...]
> I just wish to know how to get the cron deamon to
> reload the crontab.  Are you certain that it checks for changes or
> reloads every minute?

Rather than asking someone here who probably uses a different
operating system than what you have, why not test it? Seems like
it'd take only about 2 minutes to test, and then you'd be REALLY
sure. Just use cron to run this python program:


    out = open("/mydir/test.txt", "w")
    out.write("this is a test\n")
    out.close()

and see whether it happens.

-- Michael Chermside






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