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Re: Backing up two days from localtime

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Jonathan E. Paton
April 26, 2002 01:32
Re: Backing up two days from localtime
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> I need to back up two days from localtime and I can't
> figure out how to do it. Currently I'm doing this just
> so I can work out the rest of the program:

[Ignore me if you aren't on a Unix like platform]


You should seriously consider installing the 'at' job
manager for run-once tasks, or 'cron' to schedule tasks
regularly.  Try to avoid spreading time-scheduling
around, especially into memory hungry Perl processes
that just sit around doing nothing.

man at
man cron

However, you may have to contact your administrator
for these.  Easy though if you own the machine.

Jonathan Paton

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