[CentOS] cron.hourly runs twice
gayleard at eircom.net
Wed Mar 17 13:25:18 UTC 2010
Michael Schumacher wrote:
>> I just wonder if anyone has come across this curiosity?
>> Or can suggest any possible cause.
> Did you edit one of the jobs? Some Editors (joe) create a file with an
> "~" at the end as a backup. If you edit one of your cronjob-scripts
> in /etc/cron.hourly/ , you may create a second file that will be run
> by cron too.
> This happened here some time ago and it took some time to figure out
> the reason.
Thanks for the suggestion.
I haven't edited any of the scripts in /etc/cron.hourly .
Also, I checked and found that cron.hourly starts twice
before any of the scripts starts.
Each of the scripts then runs twice.
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