F21 System Wide Change: cron to systemd time units

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Tue Mar 4 14:32:03 UTC 2014


= Proposed System Wide Change: cron to systemd time units =
https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/cron-to-systemd-time-units

Change owner(s): J├│hann B. Gu├░mundsson <johannbg AT gmail DOT com>

Fix dependency on crontab in packages containing cron jobs as well as migrate 
cron jobs that are applicable to native systemd timer units. 

== Detailed description ==
Add dependency on crontab in packages containing cron jobs as well as migrate 
cron jobs that are applicable to native systemd timer units in packages that 
already depend on systemd. 

== Scope ==
* Policies and guidelines: 
** Adjust packaging guidelines to fix dependency in cron packages [Package Cron 
Files 1] DONE
** Adjust packaging guidelines to mention migration of cron jobs to timer 
units for packages that already depend on systemd

* Fix spec files in packages that are not applicable for migration [Fix Cron 
Dependency Tracking Bug 2]
* Review and migrate if applicable cron jobs shipped in packages that already 
depend on systemd [Timer Migration Tracking Bug 3]
* Update systemd wikipage to contain timer units example 

[1] https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/CronFiles
[2] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=947037
[3] https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=991679
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