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Re: [Bacula-devel] [Bacula-users] Improving job schedulingflexibility


On Feb 26, 2008, at 9:41 PM, Carsten Menke wrote:

> Hi,
>
> due to the recent discussion about improving scheduling, I think  
> what is
> more important is, that you have the ability to run a job on the  
> last Friday of
> the month, for example. To provide a real monthly cycle. Currently  
> you could
> specify this only as "4th-5th Fri" (to the best of my knowledge),  
> which has
> the big disadvantage that this overlaps with the weekly Backup on a  
> month having
> 5 Fridays.


Solution so that the 4th Friday job is not run if there is a 5th Friday:

shell script which runs as RunBeforeJob.  Verify that today + 7 days  
is still this month.
If it is, error out and the job will not run.

-- 
Dan Langille -- http://www.langille.org/
dan@xxxxxxxxxxxx





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