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Multiple cronjobs

 
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Re: Multiple cronjobs
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"The way I currently run cronjobs is to allow only one instance at a time - I create a lock file."

And so you have broken the scalability of the cron system. 

It's designed to process scheduled and adhoc tasks in parallel. If you don't allow to do this, it simply won't keep up. 


 
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