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Cron and multiple scripts problem.

Hello All,

I have 3 scripts namingly 1X 2X and 3X.
I have one directory ABC created which contains some 40 sub directories.
I have one input file in the below format.The input file resides in ABC directory.
Inputfile format;
subdirectoryname date
subdirectoryname1 date
subdirectoryname2 date
..
...
it is a normal text file.
Each subdirectory contains multiple files.
My 1X script will check for the input file if it finds the input file then it should trigger 2X script.
also it will check for the status of the 2X script.if it is running it should not trigger the script.
my 1X script will run for every five minutes.I set it as a cron job.
Now the problem is;
It is not processing all the subdirectories.
for example if the input file contains 5 entries i.e 5 subdirectory names then the script is processing only
3 subdirectories and existing. can you please help me to resolve the issue.
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