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Are the “day of month” and “day of week” crontab fields mutually exclusive?

According to Artur Meinild’s answer here, the "day of month" and "day of week" fields of a crontab are mutually exclusive. However, according to man 5 crontab (for cronie, if it matters): Commands are executed by cron(8) when the ‘minute’, ‘hour’, and ‘month of the year’ fields match the current time, and at least one […]

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Linux Mastering Development

Are the “day of month” and “day of week” crontab fields mutually exclusive?

According to Artur Meinild’s answer here, the "day of month" and "day of week" fields of a crontab are mutually exclusive. However, according to man 5 crontab (for cronie, if it matters): Commands are executed by cron(8) when the ‘minute’, ‘hour’, and ‘month of the year’ fields match the current time, and at least one […]