Definitions for "Cron"
Keywords:  daemon, nightly, unix, schedule, backup
A UNIX utility that runs a set of commands, contained in a special file, at a scheduled date and time. A cron job normally runs backup or other maintenance or background processes.
A UNIX service used to automate tasks, such as daily backups.
This will run scheduled jobs, its similar to the at command, but will run commands at specified intervals instead of just once.
Keywords:  compiler, cross
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