[arch-general] Replace dcron once again?

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Sun Nov 7 18:44:08 CET 2010

On 07.11.2010 18:39, Florian Pritz wrote:
> It doesn't seem like dcron is maintained very well [1], so I think we
> should consider switching. FS#18681 [2] is quite a critical bug in a
> crond when everyone expects jobs to run only once.
> I'd like to go with fcron because it seems to work very well for most
> people, has a lot of features while having a small dependency tree.
> Comments welcome.
> [1] http://repo.or.cz/w/dcron.git
> [2] https://bugs.archlinux.org/task/18681

I was bitten by that bug quite badly and it spawned 20+ backup jobs.

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