Help I deleted my cron.daily files

David Fletcher dave at
Mon Jul 4 21:44:39 UTC 2011

On Mon, 2011-07-04 at 14:12 -0700, Knute Johnson wrote:
> I did a stupid thing and deleted my cron.daily files.  Does anybody know 
> where they come from so I can recreate them?
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Knute Johnson

This of course is a case of "shutting the stable door after the horse
has bolted" but may I respectfully suggest that in future your system
backup script includes something like

rsync -av --delete /etc/ /home/dave/backups/copyoflocalslashetc/

before running the tar command to create a backup archive?


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