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README.rst

cron.d buildout recipe

This package provides buildout recipes for the configuration of cron jobs. It creates files that are suitable for use in /etc/cron.d.

We use the system cron, so this recipe will not install cron for you. If you wish to install cron, use zc.recipe.cmmi perhaps.

Mandatory Parameters

command
The command to run from cron. Cron can't handle multi-line commands, so n will become ' '.
script
Instead of command you can provide a script inline that will be saved to disk and run in the cronjob.
user
The account to run the command under
location
Where to write the cron entry to

Time Parameters

at
One of 'reboot', 'yearly', 'monthly', 'weekly', 'daily', 'midnight' or 'hourly'
minute
Any integer from 0 to 59
hour
Any integer from 0 to 23
day
Any integer from 1 to 31 (must be a valid day if a month is specified)
month
Any integer from 1 to 12, or the short name of the month such as 'jan'
day-of-week
Any integer from 0 to 7 (where 0 and 7 are Sunday), or a short name such as 'mon'

You must specify at least one of the above. You can use normal cron notation here too.

Optional Parameters

environment-vars
Prepare the environment that your cron job will run under, for example setting PYTHONPATH
comments
Any comments made will be prefixed with '#' and included in the generated files.

Repository

This software is available from our recipe repository on github.

License

Copyright 2010 Isotoma Limited

Licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (the "License"); you may not use this file except in compliance with the License. You may obtain a copy of the License at

http://www.apache.org/licenses/LICENSE-2.0

Unless required by applicable law or agreed to in writing, software distributed under the License is distributed on an "AS IS" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, either express or implied. See the License for the specific language governing permissions and limitations under the License.

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