[ILUG] shellscripts from crontab
djosip at croadria.com
Fri Feb 2 14:03:44 GMT 2001
On Fri, 2 Feb 2001, Donncha O Caoimh wrote:
> Josip Deanovic wrote:
> > > On a related note, has anyone any nice ideas about appending crontab
> > > entries to a user crontab file? I mean, how to do it unattended. Perhaps
> > > some manipulation of the EDITOR variable perhaps? Creating a new crontab
> > > is easy, appending is the problem which led me to use /etc/crontab in
> > > the first place..
> > Why would you want to do that?
> automatic update of almost a dozen machines..
> on that note, what have other people used for management of lots of
> similar machines on a network? I've built up a set of shell script that
> use text tools, nfs, rsync, ssh, cvs.. with plenty of error checking it
> works very well, but I've rarely seen any documents on this subject.
We would have to know whar exactly you want to do.
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