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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • by jjohn (22) on 2002.07.16 7:08 (#10682) Homepage Journal
    Why do you want to mail your crontab to yourself monthly? Hell, my mail client filters cron mail to the trash now.
    • Well, long story short: I have backups of accounts, but I never know where I put them. (Usually in a "very safe place", wherever that is.) However, I /always/ have all my mail files at hand, going back at least a year. When a machine dies or is "replaced", often the crontabs aren't restored right; so I'm always happy I can just pull out the crontab from my mail file.

      I put things in a crontab file (on various machines) so I can forget about those things. So if the crontab file gets lost, if not for my b