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find /var/scripts -name 'backup*' -exec {} ';'
It eases the way of creating cron jobs of backup scripts. Just put this line as cron job, and all your backups are called sequentially. Allows you to forget, when in time, call this backup, just focus on your scripting. Also maintains the way of calling a single backup script when It's needed.

By: piscue
2013-07-24 21:25:21

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piping to xargs would be better than to read ? but better still, find has an -exec builtin that substitutes {} for the matched filename and is probably more efficient: find /var/scripts -name 'backup*' -exec {} ';'
RubyTuesdayDONO · 412 weeks and 4 days ago
great! Can I change It for your example?
piscue · 412 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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