Re: running as overnight cron job

Justin Dolske (
Thu, 3 Apr 1997 11:29:26 -0500 (EST)

On Thu, 3 Apr 1997, Lee Sonko wrote:

> This might be appropriate to put on the web page.
> At my office, I can't run deschall during the day so I have set up some
> cron jobs to start in the evening and have the output emailed to me.
> Although these scripts are 'trivial' to a unix sysadmin, it might be
> useful if I posted what I wrote so others can work from it.

FWIW, I've also got a number of perl scripts doing much the same thing,
although they track statistics for me too. If anyone wants them, let me
know. Their output can be seen at

GnuPlot graphs available shortly. :-)

Justin Dolske <URL:>
Graduate Fellow / Research Associate at The Ohio State University, CIS Dept.
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