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3:09pm Mon 22nd Aug, Christopher M.

Hi Alicia, After this morning's labs we made a few changes to the wording, so you may like to re-read parts of the page again. "Alicia Lau" <22*5*0*[email protected]*u*e*t*u*a*e*u*a*> wrote:
> I would like to know regarding the specification of the most number of command lines to be contained in both crontab and estimates files, should we consider 0 command lines in the files too?
Files with zero lines should be permitted - they just indicate nothing to be done.
> And for the estimates file, should there be a limit for the execution time for all the commands?
No process will execute beyond the month in which it starts, so a limit of 31*24*60 minutes.
> For the final question, I believe that there were others asking a similar thing but I would still like to have a clarification: should we assume that the program only works for this year? since the program doesn't account the year as an input. Because I have concerns that there would be some dates that are invalid for other years
Requesting a particular month implies it's only for the current year (which will only be tested for 2022). Hope these answers help,

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