[arch-general] Replace dcron once again?

Sven-Hendrik Haase sh at lutzhaase.com
Thu Nov 11 20:16:17 CET 2010

On 09.11.2010 11:47, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> I've gone through the archives and found multiple threads about our
> cron discussions.
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2009-September/
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2010-January
> (esp.
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2010-January/014781.html)
> Seems like the last time we were on the verge of switching to fcron,
> but didn't because Jim took over dcron upstream (and added his "yacron"
> features.)
> The only negative thing i could find in the archives about fcron is
> that it doesn't support /etc/cron.d natively (but we can write scripts
> to work around that).  Although Heiko seemed to suggest this is no
> longer true anymore. (?)
> Other then that, it seems a solid featureful-but-simple-enough cron
> daemon.
> Dieter
Sooooo, not a mail since a while. Can we replace dcron now? :)

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