F15 Feature - convert as many service init files as possible to the native SystemD services

Michał Piotrowski mkkp4x4 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 25 17:00:40 UTC 2010

W dniu 25 listopada 2010 17:33 użytkownik Tomas Mraz <tmraz at redhat.com> napisał:
> On Thu, 2010-11-25 at 09:31 +0100, Michał Piotrowski wrote:
>> Actually it's true, but in the near future all standard cron jobs
>> might be runned by systemd
>> http://0pointer.de/public/systemd-man/systemd.timer.html
>> It's not 100 % cron replacement now, but who knows what the future holds :)
> To add some argument to my previous sarcasm. I do not think that it
> makes any sense to replicate cron functionality in systemd.

I do not know if it ever replace crond (I don't know Lennarts goals
here), but having actual systemd.timer functionality in system daemon
is IMHO very useful thing.

> Either you
> replicate half of it and then you still need to run crond for the rest
> or you replicate it completely. But in that case what is the saving over
> the separate daemon? I'm sorry but I do not think that crond is anything
> that "optimized out" by inclusion can improve performance of Linux
> desktop/server/whatever. I do not say that cronie code cannot be
> improved - it definitely can - but it does not make any sense to
> reimplement it from scratch.
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