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Old 12-22-2007
determine if crontable line should have been executed

Hi there,

Is there a command in UNIX that could determine if the line in a crontable should be executed or not? Just as if the command is the crontab command itself. Say I have this crontable file:

10 10 * * * /usr/bin/script1.sh
20 11 * * * /usr/bin/script2.sh
30 12 * * 2 /usr/bin/script3.sh
40 13 * * 3 /usr/bin/script4.sh

And say today is Tuesday 12:45:00, this command can tell when I ran it that line one, two and three should be running already. Or if today is Sunday 10:11 this command can tell me that line one should have run already?
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Old 12-22-2007
Suggestively ....
Code:
10 10 * * * /usr/bin/script1.sh  >> $CRONLOG/script1.clog
20 11 * * * /usr/bin/script2.sh  >> $CRONLOG/script2.clog
30 12 * * 2 /usr/bin/script3.sh  >> $CRONLOG/script3.clog
40 13 * * 3 /usr/bin/script4.sh  >> $CRONLOG/script4.clog

Then do `ls -altr $CRONLOG/script[1-4].clog` and check the date/time stamps.

Hope that helps some.

Cheers,
Cameron
 

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