To crontab or NOT to crontab!!!

To crontab or NOT to crontab!!!

Post by Khalid Mubiree » Mon, 23 Feb 1998 04:00:00

Dear ALL,

I need to know if there is a way to create a crontab to do the
following task:

cp file1 file2

I do not have enough space on my server and the system dump files that
I need to
empty every day. If  I don't empty these files manually they will get
bigger and bigger.
I need the system to take care of this task automatically. Crontab
might not be good
idea, but what else???

Thank you very much!

Khalid Mubireek,  Web Master
The Islamic and Arabic arts and architecture Org.


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