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# 8  
Old 09-09-2013
Thanks All. Good feedback. Say i do it via 'at' do you have any command references to hand? maybe an idiots guide thats better than the MAN page? Smilie
# 9  
Old 09-09-2013
It uses the same time specification as touch, so like:

$ at -f myScriptTemp -t 201309251915
job 2 at 2013-09-25 19:15

...and another for myScriptReal (pick your own, better names Smilie)

Where myScriptTemp swaps in the new cron file:
crontab tempCrontabFile

And myScriptRead does the opposite:
Where myScriptTemp swaps in the new cron file:
crontab realCrontabFile

It might just be easier to add a new cron job (one each in the main and temporary files, each replacing the other).
# 10  
Old 09-09-2013
Thanks all that responded. Good Information,
# 11  
Old 09-14-2013
Another idea:
* * * * * /test/scripts/enabler /test/scripts/1_min_ 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null
* * * * /test/scripts/enabler /test/scripts/ 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null
0,15,30,45 * * * * /test/scripts/enabler /test/scripts/ 1>/dev/null 2>/dev/null

And /test/scripts/enabler
test -f /test/run &&
exec "$@"

Now you can add further cron jobs that create or delete /test/run (or rename to dont_run).
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