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Run a cron process more than every minute
Authored by: viadd on May 17, '07 09:00:55PM

The expression "${dt} - \( ${now} % ${dt} \)" always gives a value from 1 to 15 (for dt = 15). The '%' operator takes the remainder when now is divided by 15, which is always in the range 0-14 , and 15 minus that puts it in the 15-1 range, respectively.

Thus there won't be any cases of sleep 0, even if open takes 0 seconds.



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