- I bought a book on OS X and it says that launchd now control the scheduling of cron tasks, it this true?
Also it says that if I place commands in
/etc/daily.localthat they will execute after the scripts in
/etc/daily.localscript, I just have a simple
touchcommand (which just creates a file) so I can test to see if it works.
I manually ran
sudo /usr/sbin/periodic daily
to force it to execute. The file was never created.
Where did I got wrong, or misunderstand anything? How should I be scheduling cron jobs in OSX Lion? Why did my book tell me to do it this way?
I'm starting to think
periodic is different from
cron. What is