[Wolves] Resuming cron jobs missed

Aquarius aquarius-lists at kryogenix.org
Fri Oct 17 21:44:48 BST 2003

Peter Oliver spoo'd forth:
> On Wed, 15 Oct 2003, Aquarius wrote:
>> Wayne Morris spoo'd forth:
>> > I guess another approach would be to run streamer for say an hour, every hour.
>> > Then run another cron job hourly to zip the pics up into archive, with the archive name being incremented
>> > by one, or the name incorporating the time/date of operation.
>> > This sounds promising, if anyone can give me a hint on how to automate the zip then name bit.   
>> $ zip `date -Iseconds`-images.zip image*.jpg
> Or, better, "tar -cf `date -Iseconds`-images.tar image*.jpg".
> Jpegs are already compressed.  Trying to zip them will only waste CPU 
> cycles.

Well, yeah; the man asked for zip, so zip I did :)


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