Running 2 scripts one after the other using cron


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Running 2 scripts one after the other using cron

I would like to run two scripts using cron one immediately after the other. Is it enough to put them one after another in the cron file to run at the same time, or will this cause them to run concurrently?
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It would cause them to run concurrently. You can always cron the first script and launch the second one from the end of that.
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Thanks, I will give that a try.
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You could also set the cron job to be two scripts such as

Code:
30 * * * * /path/to/first_script ; /path/to/second_script

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That seems to work. Thanks peterro.
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