[Lvlug] Debian Backups
chris at kutztownlinux.org
Sat Dec 9 20:10:13 EST 2006
Theerasak Photha wrote:
> On 12/9/06, Theerasak Photha <hanumizzle at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I humbly submit some corrections:
>> 1) crontab -e is the best thing to do for your own cron schedule. Some
>> cron configurations include periodical scripts like cron.weekly, which
>> are OK to edit by hand. This might be a good place to put a backup
>> script. You might have to check the user privileges assumed by such
>> periodical scripts to make sure you can get everything.
> I knew something was missing. For crontab -e, you can set the EDITOR
> environment variable to be name_of_your_favorite_editor. On my system,
> the default editor is elvis, which is a really crappy editor compared
> to vim.
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:) I take it the keyword here is "best"? Tis my error in not suggesting
this. I don't normally schedule things to run on a regular basis.
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