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Old 01-30-2014
To stop execution in cron

hi guys
i have a question
my cron should start executing minute but it sould stop execute only i have tried tis
[CODE]10 * * * * /home/ >>

Last edited by azherkn3; 02-04-2014 at 05:42 AM..
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Old 01-30-2014
You could count each execution and store it in a file. Use this execution counter to decide whether to proceed or not:
if [ -f "/tmp/exec_counter_$(date +%Y%m%d)" ]
        cnt=$( cat "/tmp/exec_counter_$(date +%Y%m%d)" )
        if [ $cnt -eq 10 ]
                exit 1
                (( cnt++ ))
                print "$cnt" > "/tmp/exec_counter_$(date +%Y%m%d)"
        print "1" > "/tmp/exec_counter_$(date +%Y%m%d)"

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Old 01-30-2014
This may not be an adequate request for cron. Your entry will start at 10 min past each full hour and this will continue for ever and a day.
Try running a loop ten times and have a sleep 600 in there.
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