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I have a long long list of task list in crontab.txt, my crontab.txt over 5MB, will it cause fault in linux serve? (has lunux dad a limit size requiry?) And is it good to write a task list like this?(mixed order time table) Thanks.

1 * * * * commond(a group of task run every minute)
...
10 10 * * * commond(a group of task run every 10 minute per hour)
...
1 2,4,6,8 * * * commond(a group of task run every 2,4,6,8 hour)
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FYI: 1 * * * * commond(a group of task run every minute) won't run a task every minute - it'll run the task one minute after each hour. –  EEAA Apr 2 '11 at 14:54

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You can schedule tasks via cron. And normally the size of the file will not affect the server.

Regards, Ajo

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-1; the OP clearly knows what cron does, and I don't really think that this answers the question. –  nickgrim Apr 1 '11 at 10:26
    
@nickgrim, because I have not yet used cron on a linux service. So I want to ask if there has a limit in crontab.txt size. and the correctly write standard. (if the list order a mixed date will cause fault...) Thanks. –  youlichika Apr 1 '11 at 13:06

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