Cron and infinite loops do not mix

More "expert" code time! From the "expert":

Please put this script in a cron to run every minute

    while true; do
      rsync -a server:remote_dir local_dir
      sleep $freq
    done

local\_dir is going to be really, really, really up to date after a few minutes…the server crash will be epic. Perhaps we should write a script to find and kill these rogue processes and run it every minute too, but stagger it with the other cron…