How to pack cron jobs?
pertusus at free.fr
Mon Dec 1 20:58:47 UTC 2008
On Mon, Dec 01, 2008 at 11:18:50PM +0300, Pavel Alexeev (aka Pahan-Hubbitus) wrote:
> I can't find any mention of cron.d in man of crond.
> $ rpm -q cronie
Cron is checking those files or directories: /etc/crontab system
crontab is usually for running daily, weekly, monthly jobs.
/etc/cron.d/ where are system cronjobs stored for different users.
/var/spool/cron that’s mean spool directory for user crontables.
> Furthermore, as mentioned above, fcron will does the same in short time.
Not really done reliably already ;-). But indeed, soon.
>> Not in the main package.
> Not in main package? Is there any subpackage of crontab in Fedora??
> $ repoquery 'crontab*'
> Or you suppose create new one?
That's not what I meant. I meant the main cronie and fcron packages
should not require crontabs.
> Off course. What to obstruct the create another one to replace fedora
> variant? Do not see any problem there.
I mean not have /etc/crontab from a package but rather do it by
hand. In fact it is a dependency of fcron-watch-config, so with fcron it
is not really possible to have a hand made /etc/crontab out of a
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