[CentOS] rsync via crontab spawns over 20 processes

Sun Jan 23 04:42:59 UTC 2011
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 3:14 PM,  <aurfalien at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Jan 21, 2011, at 12:08 PM, Jay Leafey wrote:
>> aurfalien at gmail.com wrote:
>>> No hard links, some sym links.
>>> But I see what you are saying.
>>> Here is my crontab entry via /etc/crontab
>>> * 22 * * * root rsync --delete -avvH --progress source target
>>> - aurf
>> So you want rsync to run every minute in the 10 PM hour?  I think
>> that first "*" needs to be replaced with a number designating the
>> minute within the hour during which you want it to start.  What you
>> have there would kick off separate jobs at 22:00, 22:01, 22:02, etc.
> I think I been staring at the screen too long.
> Thanks for that catch, my bad.
> I am a lamerz.

May I say "no"? You looked for help when you needed it, you provided
the relevant information, and you provided more data when asked to
solve the issue. And you understood the answer.

I've *met* lamerz. You are merely a person who made a mistake. Glad
you noticed and got it fixed.