Use /etc/cron.d Over Crontab.

A crontab file in a normal IDE and version-controlled, what a concept

Not all background jobs have to be in the main crontab (the one you see at EDITOR=vi crontab -e ). That crontab was all I ever knew, so the revelation of the /etc/cron.d directory was helpful, to say the least. Some benefits include:

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