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batch: Batch Processor


 batch [-csm] [$<$ script]   
where script is a C shell or a Bourne shell script.
-c
(C shell): will run script as a C shell script.
-s
(standard shell): will run script as a Bourne shell script (default).
-m
(mail): will send mail to the user, even on successful termination.

If script is not given as a parameter, batch will prompt the user for the name(s) of the script(s) to be run.

Jobs queued by batch will be executed as soon as the system load level permits.

As with at, the output of batch jobs will be mailed to the user.

batch and at now are equivalent.



Claude Cantin 2010-10-24