[arch-dev-public] Use systemd timers instead of /etc/cron.{hourly, daily, weekly, monthly}?

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Sat Mar 29 03:52:51 EDT 2014

Am 28.03.2014 22:26, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
> Am 28.03.2014 01:01, schrieb Thomas Bächler:
>> core/logrotate 3.8.7-1          /etc/cron.daily/logrotate
>> core/man-db 2.6.6-1             /etc/cron.daily/man-db
>> core/mlocate 0.26-1             /etc/cron.daily/updatedb
>> core/shadow           /etc/cron.daily/shadow
>> extra/pkgstats 2.3-3    /etc/cron.weekly/pkgstats
> After the overall positive response, I converted these. Since none of my
> machines used any cron jobs, I uninstalled cronie from them.

I am not sure how this interacts with suspend. My laptop was suspended
at midnight, and on resume two of my timers fired, but 3 didn't. Maybe
this is because interaction with suspend is broken, mabe because of
AccuracySec set to 12h. I need to investigate this issue further.

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