how to run script multiple times

I have a script that needs to either loop 100 times from start to finish or needs to be exicuted 100 times. This script is getting run through cron at a specific time. For now I have pointed my cron job to another script that has 100 lines calling up the script I need to run. This is not practical at all. Basically somthing like this would be nice
#100x ./
Or some kind of variable in the script itself that loops from start to finish 100 times.

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 while [  $COUNTER -lt 100 ]; do
             let COUNTER=COUNTER+1
BASH Programming - Introduction HOW-TO
7. Loops for, while and until
DMS-XAuthor Commented:
GRRRR I thought for sure with bash it would be easier than this.
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avizit's method works fine..

put their script in say: ~/
chmod +x

make your crontab call ~/

This will run your other script 100 times when crontab kicks in and runs
Or alternately, you can remove the          /path/to/your/script          and put your entire script in the middle of the looping structure.
It can't get much easier than this.
The "cleanest" version (the one with the least characters) is:

for i in $(seq 100)

but it all works the same...
You can make it more general by adding this:
# ./runTimes <nrOf> <app>
for i in $(seq $1)

There's a program called 'anacron'. Very powerful and mature - allows you to run any command/script/program multiple times.

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