Did you ever want to run a program every few seconds, or even fractions of a second, under a linux, unix, bsd or osx cron script? Here’s an elegant bash script that does just that.
It can run stand alone or as a service – does not need cron
Launches multiple programs in parallel.
Multiple time periods supported simultaneously just by the directory name.
2 companion programs to support odd time periods like 37 seconds or 37 minutes.
All standard bash stuff that should run on any *nix systems
Monit script included to keep it alive.
Simple, elegant, documented, complete, free
It just works.