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Old 10-11-2002
Script not working correctly

I have a simple script that I want to run every 30 minutes but only when I execute it. I don't want it to be a crontab job.

so i have for example

date
ls -l
who
sleep 1800

The first time it executes correctly but after the first time it nevers execute back again. It should execute after 30 minutes again.

Why?
What Am I doing wrong?

Thanks
# 2  
Old 10-11-2002
elchalateco,

You will need to add a loop construct to your script.


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# 3  
Old 10-11-2002
Something like. Do a search for the "while loop". This will go until you kill it. Endless loop with "while true" test.

while true
do
command
command
command
done

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