troubleshooting Question

Can I set a cron to mail me when a process ends?

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Hi,
I have an rsync that's been running for a few days now (since thursday)
But it should end tonight I think (estimate based on disk usage)
Can I get help making a script that I can put in cron that will mail me a simple "done" when the rsync process ends?
There are actually 2 different rsync's sunning, so I think it'll have to work on the PID to know which one is done.
Cron already mails me the outputs of commands, but the rsyncs weren't  run by cron, I started them in a console.
Tx.
Steve
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