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Re: cron for home users
On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, Donovan Rebbechi wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 1998, Roberto Alsina wrote:
> > I think long ago there was a discussion about cron, specifically about
> > cron "catching up" to jobs due when the computer was off.
> this is a big one indeed. Actually, I don't see a hc cron though. I see
> anacron and ucrond.
I took the name from freshmeat... maybe the link is bad and it's still in
> anacron: "replacement for cron which doesn't require the system to be up
> ucrond: from lsm: " ... mainly intended for systems that are frequently
> down " any chance of a win95/NT port ? (-:
> "Starts commands after reboot if necessary and allows to specify commands
> relative to system uptime "
So any of them will do :-)
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